E. Clarke, a lifelong resident of
Miami, follows the philanthropic example set by his
parents Victor P. and Charlotte H. Clarke. Gifts from the
Clarke family have supported construction of the James L.
Knight Physics Building, the Rosenstiel School of Marine
Science, the School of Medicine, the School of Business
Administration, and an unrestricted endowment fund for
the University of Miami.
Victor E. Clarke is the
chairman and chief executive officer of Gables
Engineering, Inc., an electronic components firm founded
by his father in 1946. Mr. Clarke received a Bachelor of
Science degree in engineering from Cornell University in
1956 and joined Gables Engineering the following year. He
is a director of Sun Bank/Miami, N.A. and a member of the
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. In
recognition of his contributions to engineering, Mr.
Clarke was inducted into Tau Beta Pi, the national
engineering honor society, in January of 1986.
Victor E. Clarke is well known for his service and support to the
cause of higher education in Miami. He has been a member of the
Florida International University Foundation Board of Trustees since
1979 and a trustee of the University of Miami since 1982. The dedication
of the Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall is a reflection of Mr. Clarke's
generous commitment to the Frost School of Music.
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