Obituary of Latimer Clark

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Nature

London, England
vol. 59, no. 1515, p. 38, col. 1-2



ON Sunday, October 30, Mr. Latimer Clark, F.R.S., died very suddenly at his residence at Kensington, in his seventy-sixth year. His loss will be keenly felt by the various learned societies of which he was a member ; especially by the Institution of Electrical Engineers, who claimed him as a founder and past-president. The name of Latimer Clark is familiar to all who during the past half-century have watched the various phases of progress in the science and practice of electrical engineering. Submarine cable engineers associate it with inventions that relate to every branch of their profession, from the process of sheathing the "core," to the last refinements of testing; and the