George Arthur Clary

George Arthur Clary (middle row, 2nd from left in above picture*) was born August 30, 1893 in Clinton, Henry County Missouri.  He was the 9th child of William Rutherford Clary and Sarah Elizabeth Sims.  When George was about 9 years old his family moved to Cando, ND where they farmed for 2 years.  About 1904 they settled in Wenatchee, Chelan Co, Washington, where George finished high school.  After serving his county in WWI, George married Lela (last name unknown) probably in Wenatchee.  They had 2 daughters, Lavern and Betty.  Sometime after 1930, George and his family moved to Los Angeles, CA.  He died January 24, 1954 in Los Angeles. (* Note: At the present time the unit name is unknown). Information and photo contributed by Clary's neice, Margaret Phillips.

Missourians in World War I

The Doughboy Cafe

Scott's Time Portal to Old St. Louis