David L. Clark

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D. L. Clark Building, located at 503 Martindale Street in the North Shore neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

David Lytle Clark (26 September 1864 – 3 February 1939) was an American entrepreneur who came to the U.S. with his family when he was 8 years old, and who founded the D. L. Clark Company in 1886 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania now part of Pittsburgh.[1]

Its creations include the Clark bar and the Zagnut. Over the years the Clark Company has been bought and sold several times and is currently a holding of Necco (New England Confectionery Company).[2]


  1. ^ CandyBlog.org - A forum devoted to bulk, retro and nostalgic candies » Blog Archive » A Pittsburgh perspective on Clark Bars
  2. ^ Necco - Brands: Clark