A. James Clark
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|A. James Clark|
|Born||Alfred James Clark
December 2, 1927
Richmond, Virginia, US
|Died||March 20, 2015
Easton, Maryland, US
|Residence||Vero Beach, Florida, US|
|Alma mater||University of Maryland|
|Net worth||$1.37 billion (March 2015)|
Alfred James Clark (December 2, 1927 – March 20, 2015) was an American engineer, businessman and philanthropist. He was Chairman and CEO of Clark Enterprises, Inc., headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. The company's largest subsidiary is Clark Construction Group, LLC, one of the United States' largest construction companies, founded in 1906 as the George Hyman Construction Company.
In addition to being an engineer and business executive, Clark served as a university trustee emeritus at Johns Hopkins University.
He donated $10 million toward the construction of the Johns Hopkins University building, "Clark Hall," that is the cornerstone of the Decker Quadrangle. His construction company served as general contractor for the building, which was named in his honor.
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- "$8 Million Gift Launches Engineering Scholars Program". GW MAgazine. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
- "Construction executive, Johns Hopkins trustee emeritus A. James Clark dies at 87". JHU Hub. March 21, 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
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