Clara Tomlinson, a widow and former wife of Dr. Tomlinson, married Perry 'Bud' McAdow on January 6, 1884. Her former husband, Dr. C E Tomlinson, died in Coulson. She sold her Spotted Horse mining claim in Montana for $500,000. Perry and she moved to her home state and settled in Detroit. The Billings Gazette, August 29, 1892, noted she was the World's Fair organizer for Montana. The N.Y. Times reported, she 'furnished the base for the famous World's Fair Silver Statue,' a sterling silver sculpture of Justice. She donated money to State Suffrage Associations. Clara organized the 'Twentieth Century Club,' a Detroit area women's social and business group, in 1894. Clara died in Detroit, and her obituary is reported in the Billings Gazette on January 24, 1896. The money they earned from her business ventures left a fortune to her husband. An interesting internet piece is at: www.montanamining.org.pdf A Marian McAdow, the second wife of Perry McAdow, sold their Punta Gorda, Florida property in March, 1925 - See Buys Florida Property, Charleston Daily Mail, March 15, 1925.
Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. McAdow, Clara L. Tomlinson. McAdow, Perry 'Bud'. Tomlinson, Dr. C.E. Gold miners. Spotted Horse Mine. World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Women--Suffrage.
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Billings Gazette, August 29, 1892. Billings Gazette on January 24, 1896. See www.montanamining.org.pdf