British businessman Lance Clark, Died at 81


Lancelot Clark was born on April 30, 1936 and died on February 27, 2018.

He also known as Lance Clark,

He was a shoemaker, businessman, and member of the Clark family, which is the majority owner of shoe retailer Clarks.

He was born in Street, Somerset into the sixth generation of the Clarks shoemaking family.

He worked in the family business as Managing Director of Clarks UK, prior to the business being placed under non-family management.

Clark was credited with the creation of the Wallabee shoe in 1965.

When he retired, Clark went on to work with the Edward Green and Terra Plana shoe brands.

His family was still the owner more than 80 per cent of the company, according to The Sunday Times.

The Lancelot Clark’s family together own around 25 per cent.

During 2008, Clark set up ethical footwear brand Soul of Africa, which raises money for South African orphans who have lost their parents to AIDS.

Clark was a painter, his location was in Street, Somerset for much of his life,

He died at 81 years old.