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Paul Edward Clark
14 May 1909  -  22 March 1977
Haywood Co NC           Forsyth Co NC
On April 2, 1940, the US federal census-taker recorded that Paul
Clark, age 30 and unmarried, resided on Liberty Street, Winston
township, Winston-Salem, NC, with cousin Andrew Lee Sain, age
45, Andrew's wife Mary, age 41, and their son Maurice, age 15.

Paul was employed as a foreman in an overall factory, with a
salary of $1900 per year, and he had completed the third year of

On October 16, 1940, when he registered for the Selective
Service draft, the following information was recorded:
Sources: FindAGrave.com, via Ancestry.com;
    NC Death Index, 1908 - 2004;
 US Census, Forsyth County, NC, 1940;
Selective Service draft record, 1940;
World War II Enlistment Records, via Ancestry.com;
NC Marriage Index.
Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Walkertown, Forsyth
County, NC. Find A Grave Memorial# 92460246, page
by ljordan, photo by Debbie Lee "Graveyard Granny".
Residence: 312 South Main St, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, NC.
Employer: Fletcher Brothers Company, 436 South Liberty St., Winston-Salem, NC.
Person who would always know his address: Mrs. Edward Eugene Clark (his mother), South Main Street, Canton, NC.
Height: Five feet, 10 inches; Weight: 180 pounds; Brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion.

On 4 April 1942, Paul Clark enlisted for the duration of the war plus six months as a Private ("Branch Immaterial - Warrant
Officers") at Fort Bragg, NC. His grave marker indicates that he was promoted to Master Sergeant.

At his death in 1977, the record indicates that he was married. A marriage record exists for Paul Edward Clark, of
Stoneville, NC, with Louise Ella Chambers of Winston-Salem, both age 52, married at Reidsville, NC, on 5 May 1962, with
P. J. Coleman, JP, officiating. Is this the same Paul  Edward Clark?