Captain Ernie Clark Portfolio

This portfolio of photographs is a tribute to Captain Ernie Clark and his family.  Captain Ernie Clark and his crew members, First Officer Ray Andress and Stewardess Marge Shafer, perished along with 41 passengers on May 7, 1964.

 

The following photographs of Captain Ernie Clark, his wife Marge and his daughters were submitted by his daughters Sharon Clark DeVos, Julie Clark and Judy Clark Grilli.  The following narration by daughter, Sharon.

 

 

1929 - Left -Ernie Clark, 17 years old, 1st Solo Flight Ernie Clark's Homemade Aircraft Just prior to enlisting in the Army Air Corp, Ernie flew for Mid-Continent Airlines Ernie Clark, 1943 Ernie and Marge Clark Marriage November 10, 1943 1947 - Captain Ernie Clark landing a DC3 Captain Ernie Clark delivering a cake to celebrate SWA 1st Anniversary of scheduled passenger service in December 1947 Captain Ernie Clark & his Purser presenting cake to SWA Adminitration Staff to celebrate one year of Scheduled Passenger Service - SFO December, 1947 CLICK HERE to view SWA 3rd Anniversary Party- December, 1949 Captain Ernie Clark's Family L-R Sharon; Wife, Marge; Julie; Ernie; Judy Captain Ernie Clark - LAX L-R Captain Carl Mauck, Cindy, Captain Ernie Clark - Photo by Mike Haywood Captain Ernie Clark Ernie Clark's daughter, Sharon Clark DeVos Captain Ernie Clark's daughter, Judy Clark Grilli Captain Ernie Clark's daughter, Julie Clark and her Beechcraft T34A Mentor Ernie Clarks daughters L-R Sharon, Julie & Judy

 

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