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Wilbur Clark

Wilbur Clark, American hotel executive. Recipient of honorary degree Magnus Magister, Militaris ac Hospitalarij Ordines Johannis Acconensis et Sancti; named honorary Arkansas Traveler. colonel and aide de camp to governor’s staff Louisiana. Member Las Vegas Opera Association; Mason (Shriner, 32°), Elk.; Club: Variety.


  • Clark, Wilbur was born on December 27, 1908 in Keyesport, Illinois, United States. Son of Shirley Thomas and Lulu Esther (Welch) Clark.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, Keyesport.


    • Hotel, night club owner Breaker’s Cafe, Silver Dollar Cafe, Tahiti Restaurant, South Seas, Bomber Club, Barbara Worth Hotel, Monte Carlo Club (all San Diego, California). President Wilbur Clark’s Desert Inn, Desert Inn Country Club Estates, United Resort Hotels, Desert Inn Improvement Company, Las Vegas. Owner Diplomat Apts., Paradise Gardens Housing Development, Wilbur Clark Building, World Wide Mobile Homes.


    Member Las Vegas Opera Association. Mason (Shriner, 32°), Elk. Club: Variety.


    • Married Toni Galianese, August 2, 1944.
    • father: Shirley Thomas Clark
    • mother: Lulu Esther (Welch) Clark
    • spouse: Toni Galianese
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    Born December 27, 1908
    Died September, 1965
    (aged 56)