The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Mr. Alfred Edward Augustus Clark
Mr. Alfred Edward Augustus Clark, formerly Manager of the National Bank at New Plymouth, was born at Motueka. Nelson, and is a son of the late Mr. Henry G. Clark, sometime Commissioner of Crown Lands for the province of Marlborough. Mr. Clark was educated at the Marlborough Grammar School, Blenheim, and joined the National Bank in that town in 1873. He afterwards filed the position of accountant and other responsible posts at Oamaru, Balclutha, Napier, Dunedin, Auckland, and other branches before being appointed manager at New Plymouth in 1891. During his residence at New Plymouth Mr. Clark was president of one of the local football clubs, and of the Liedertafel, and of other local institutions.