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I. E. Clark, American publisher. Recipient Finest Journalism Teacher in Texas award University Texas Interscholastic League, 1967, Outstanding Citizen award Colorado Valley Council on Drug. and Alcohol Abuse, 1990; Order Golden Quill, 1977; named Honorary State Farmer, Future Farmers American, 1956; Newspaper Fund fellow, 1959.

Background

Clark, I. E. was born on December 9, 1919 in Schulenburg, Texas, United States. Son of Harvey Robert and Annie Ruby (Miekow) Clark.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1941. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1945.

Career

Rancher, 1945-1995; teacher, theatre director, publications director, language arts coordinator Schulenberg Public Schools, 1945-1977. Founder, owner I.E. Clark, Publications public plays and books for theatre, from 1959. Teacher Newspaper Fund seminars University Texas at Austin, summers, 1961-1966.

Regional observer for National Observer, 1961. Member Texas Education Agency Commission for Language Arts Curriculum Revision, 1958-1959, State Committee Development of Speech-Drama Publication of Texas Education Agency, 1960-1961.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

Membership

Member Fayette County History Survey Committee, since 1969. Founder, artistic director, board directors, officer Backstage, Inc., Fine Arts Council for South Central Texas, since 1969. Advisory director 1st National Bank of Schulenburg, 1974-1980.

Democratic precinct chairman Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee, 1955-1980. County campaign chairman Lyndon B. Johnson, 1949, 55. Area campaign chairman Texas Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby, 1972.

Board directors Schulenberg History Society. Member American Theatre Association (national chairman play publications panel 1977, editor Secondary School Theatre Journal 1982-1983), Southwest Theatre Association (honorary, life), Dramatists Guild, American Alliance for Theatre and Education, Texas Secondary Theatre Conference (director, Newsletter editor 1966-1969, member Interscholastic League advisory committee), Texas Educational Theatre Association (Founders award 1985), Modern Music Masters (honorary, life), Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Eta Sigma.

Connections

Married Lila Rhea Norwood, September 1, 1945. Children: Candace Ann, Robin Rhea.

father:
Harvey Robert Clark

mother:
Annie Ruby (Miekow) Clark

spouse:
Lila Rhea Norwood

children:
Candace Ann Clark

Robin Rhea Clark