Clinton B. “Pete” Clarke Jr. ’46

Clinton B. “Pete” Clarke Jr. ’46 died on October 2, 2011, in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

He was born on August 22, 1925, in Beverly, Mass., and prepared for college at Beverly High School. He served as an aviation cadet in the Navy Air Corps during World War II and graduated from Bowdoin in 1948, a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity, remaining a member of the class of 1946. After three years as a shift manager at Scott Paper in Chester, Pa., he began a career in radio, first as a salesman and account executive, then as a general manager and finally as vice president of WMIN radio in Minnesota. For several years, he managed two ice areas in Minneapolis. He is survived by two daughters, Martha Sweet and Jana Hall; three sons, Peter, Gregg, and Scott Clarke; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Martha Beaton Clarke, whom he married in 1948, and a great-grandchild.

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