Marshal Silas E. ClarkDied on November 22, 1897
Springville Police Department
Marshal Clark died from an accidental gunshot wound. In the evening hours of November 18, the 43-year-old victim and two deputies were preparing to leave for a patrol of the train station when one of the deputies accidentally discharged his pistol. The bullet struck Marshal Clark in the stomach. Following an operation in Salt Lake City, he succumbed to his wound four days later. Marshal Clark was married and the father of nine children. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by employees and friends of the Springville Police Department.