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Clark Fonda

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Clark Fonda
BornClark J. Fonda
January 19, 1914
Stone Arabia, New York
DiedMay 3, 1998 (age 84)
Schenectady, New York

Clark Fonda performed professionally as "The Fabulous Fondas" with his wife Ruth around New York State and on cruise ships.

He was a Past President of IBM Ring 186 which was named for him in 1992. He was also a life-long member of the Society of American Magicians, and Past President of Assembly 24.

Clark, whose ancestors founded Fonda, New York, worked in bowling alleys, as a lumberjack, leather worker, owned and directed an alcohol free club for teenagers, and in 1940. joined the General Electric Company, self-learning his ultimate trade as a master prototype tool maker.

They married Ruth in 1959. After retiring from G.E. in 1976 when he pursued a full-time career as an internationally known cruise ship entertainer.[1]


  1. Obit, Linking Ring, September, 1998