V. Clad stood for Valentine Clad
Valentine Clad was from France who immigrated into Philadelphia and
VALENTINE CLAD DEAD
Manufacturer of French Ranges Passes Away at Devon, Pa.
After a short illness Valentine Clad died at his residence at Devon,
Pa., on Tuesday of fatty degeneration of the heart.
The deceased was born in Alsace, Germany, seventy-five years ago. He
came to this country early in life and in 1853 established himself in
this city. He began the manufacture of cooking apparatus. The business
prospered, Mr. Clad making a specialty of French ranges, confectioners'
tools and utensils. In 1892 he was succeeded by the firm of V. Clad &
Sons, which in 1896 gave way to V. Clad & Sons, Incorporated. The
deceased retained an active interest in the firm until a few years ago.
He is survived by a widow, two daughters and three sons.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 13 Feb 1902
11th street, south
705 Mr. & Mrs. Valentine Clad