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William Kalar Clark

William Kalar Clark, American manufacturing executive. Named to Hall of Fame Western Floors magazine, 1960.


  • Clark, William Kalar was born on February 7, 1921 in Prairie Lee, Texas, United States. Son of Archibald Fletcher and Bird Ella (Shanklin) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, Austin, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1948.


    • Sales representative Uvalde Rock Asphalt Company, San Antonio, 1948-1952, sales manager Azrock division, 1952-1959, vice president sales, director, 1959-1967, executive vice president, director, 1967-1974, president, board chairman (name changed to Azrock Industries, Inc.), 1974-1986, chairman, chief executive officer, 1986-1991. Chairman emeritus, since 1991. Board directors Frost Bank, San Antonio.


    Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1948. Member Resilient Floor Covering Institute (president 1968-1970, director since 1967), National Home Fashions League Foundation (board chairman 1977-1980), International Furnishings & Design Association Foundation (director since 1988), Phi Gamma Delta, The Argyle Club (board governors, 1982-1984), The German Club, Order of the Alamo, Texas Cavaliers.
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    Born February 7, 1921
    • 1942
      University Texas
    • 1948
      Stanford University
    • 1948 - 1952
      Sales representative Uvalde Rock Asphalt Company
      San Antonio, Texas, United States
    • 1991
      chairman, emeritus
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