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Wilbur Clark

hotel executive.

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Toni Galianese, August 2, 1944.

father:
Shirley Thomas Clark

mother:
Lulu Esther (Welch) Clark

spouse:
Toni Galianese