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Blake Clark

Blake Clark, author, business executive. Member of Metropolitan (Washington), University, Chevaliers de Tastevin (Washington), Cosmos (Washington); Burning Tree (Bethesda, Maryland).

Background

  • Clark, Blake was born on July 11, 1908 in Howell, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas B. and Ethel (Harris) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1929. Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1930. Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1938.

      Student, University London, 1934.

    Career

    • Instructor, University Hawaii, 1930-1934. Assistant professor, 1934-1942. Information officer United States Office Civilian Defense, Washington, 1942-1943, Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1946.

      Roving editor Reader's Digest, 1946-1977.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of Metropolitan (Washington), University, Chevaliers de Tastevin (Washington), Cosmos (Washington). Burning Tree (Bethesda, Maryland).

    Connections

    • Married Deena Speliakos (divorced 1972). 1 daughter, Nikia; married Gretta Clark (divorced 1979).
    • father: Thomas B. Clark
    • mother: Ethel (Harris) Clark
    • spouses: Deena Speliakos
    • Gretta Clark
    Blake Clark
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    Born July 11, 1908
    Died February 17, 2003
    (aged 94)
    Nationality
    • 1929
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1930
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1938
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1934
      University London
    • 1930 - 1934
      Instructor
    • 1934 - 1942
      assistant, professor
    • 1942 - 1943
      information officer, United States Office Civilian Defense
      Washington, United States
    • 1943 - 1946
      information officer, United States Office Civilian Defense
    • 1946 - 1977
      roving editor Reader's Digest
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