Ray R. Clark

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Ray R. Clark (September 8, 1877 – May 6, 1926) was a former mayor of Long Beach, California.

Clark was born on September 8, 1877 in Barron, Wisconsin.[1] Later Clark and his family moved to Iowa, and then settled at San Bernardino, California in 1884. Clark later moved to Pasadena, California before settling in Long Beach in 1907.[2] He died of heart disease on May 6, 1926 following an operation on his tonsils.[3]


Clark became a public servant in 1924 and was soon appointed mayor. He served as mayor for two consecutive years until his death.


  1. ^ "Ray R. Clark". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Ray R. Clark (1924 - 1926)". City of Long Beach, CA. Retrieved 2015-06-05. 
  3. ^ "Mayor of Long Beach Succumbs". Santa Ana Register. May 7, 1926. p. 1. Retrieved October 13, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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