Class of 1915

Harold Mack St.Clair

July 13, 1895 – June 29, 1968

Harold M. St.Clair, 72, died shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday at Green Valley Nursing Home, where he had been a patient several months.

St.Clair was the son of the late Hugh Edmond and Nancy Amelda (Mack) St.Clair, early day residents of Perry. His father served as judge of the Noble county court and as county attorney after a successful private practice. Hugh Edmond “Ed” St.Clair originally settled in the Billings area before moving his family to Perry.

St.Clair was born July 13, 1895, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, and came to the Billings area from Iowa in 1907 with his parents. He attended Billings schools, and later graduated from Perry high school.

He was married Dec. 26, 1916, in Perry, to the former Laura May Wurtz. The couple made their home at 1128 Jackson street. He had been employed as construction superintendent by Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. until retiring five years ago.
He was a member of the Presbyterian church.

Survivors in addition to his wife of the home include five sons, Col. H. J. St.Clair, Alexandria, Va.; Hugh, Gretna, La.; Don, Skellyton, Texas; and John and Tolbert, Perry; two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Bennett, Oklahoma City; and Mrs. Marie Morgan, Indianapolis, Ind.; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, two brothers also preceded him in death: John Emlin St.Clair in 1930 and Raymond Morrow St.Clair in 1966.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Newton chapel. Rev. Fred R. Belk, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, will officiate at last rites and burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery.