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GILBERT L. CLARK, M.D., physician and surgeon, Centreville, was born in this borough, February 15, 1848; son of the well-known pioneer, James Clark. He received his literary education at the home schools and Allegheny College, Meadville. At twenty-two years of age he began to study medicine with Dr. A.P. Waid, of Centreville; took a preliminary and regular course of lectures at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (1872 and 1873); then engaged in practice with his former preceptor, Dr. Waid; subsequently attended Miami Medical College, Cincinnati, Ohio, receiving the degree of M.D. in 1875; then resumed his practice here. In 1880 he attended an additional course of lectures at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York. The Doctor there married, January 12, 1880, Caroline L. Banning (daughter of E.P. Banning, M.D., of that city), by whom he has the following children: Gilbert Ralph, Inez Emily and Grace Elaine. He and wife are members of the Congregational Church. Since marriage the Doctor has continuously practiced his profession in his native place. He is an energetic business man, thoroughly trained in his chosen profession, and by his upright life and scientific attainments has built up for himself a large and prosperous practice.