Clara MacLeod Will Wed Yale Man In Fall

Localites will be interested to learn of a betrothal heralded last Friday at the Colony Club in Manhattan when Miss Clara Marsh MacLeod and Horton C. Rorick told a group of friends that they would wed, probably some time in the fall.

The young lady hails from Missoula, Mont., where her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. MacLeod live, but she stems from a well-known San Francisco family. She also made a host of friends of her own while attending the Katherine Branson school in Ross a few years ago.

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Church of the Holy Spirit Setting For Candlelight Marriage of Marsh McLeod and Horton C. Rorick

Autumn flowers filled the Church of the Holy Spirit for the marriage of Miss Clara Marsh McLeod, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. McLeod of this city, and Horton C. Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ceilan H. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio, solemnized in an 8 o’clock candlelight ceremony Saturday evening.

Rev. Thomas W. Bennett read the Episcopal service before an altar decorated in a gold and white floral theme of chrysanthemums, pompoms and asters against a background of ferns and vines. White tapers in double-branch candelabra lighted the altar and candles in floor stands marked the line of the aisles.

Mrs. DeLoss Smith of Missoula, at the organ, played the processional and recessional and provided a program of nuptial selections preceding the ceremony.

Taking their places with the bridegroom were his best man and cousin, Marvin H. Rorick of Perrysburg, Ohio, and the eight groomsmen, George P. MacNichol, III, Sinclair Walbridge, Jr., and James J. Robison, all of Toledo; another cousin, H.R. Prudden of Perrysburg; Guy C. Bates, Media, Pa., Joseph S. Sample, Lake Forest, Ill.; David Gibson, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and the bride’s brother, Walter H. McLeod, Jr., of this city. The groom and his attendants were in formal evening attire. Continue reading “Church of the Holy Spirit Setting For Candlelight Marriage of Marsh McLeod and Horton C. Rorick”

Engagement of Miss Clara Marsh McLeod to Horton C. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio, Is Announced Upon Her Arrival In City

The engagement of Clara Marsh McLeod, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. McLeod, to Horton C. Rorick was announced at a cocktail party given by her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Chamber, in the Colony club, New York City, Friday afternoon of last weekend.

Miss McLeod is a granddaughter of the last Mr. and Mrs. C.H. McLeod of this city and of Mrs. Charles Stetson Wheeler and the last Mr. Wheeler of San Francisco.  She attended the Katherine Branson school in San Francisco and was graduated from Sarah Lawrence college in June, 1946.

Mr. Rorick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ceilan H. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio.  He is finishing his studies at Yale, where he is a member of Chi Psi.  Graduated from Hotchkiss school in 1941, and a student for a year at Yale before serving three years in the navy, he saw combat in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific war theaters.

Miss McLeod arrived in Missoula Wednesday to be with her parents until June 21, when she will return to New York City.

Source:  The Missoulian, May 25, 1947.

Clara M’Leod Fiancee

Sarah Lawrence Graduate is Engaged to Horton Rorick

Announcement has been made here by Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. McLeod of Missoula, Mont., of the engagement of their daughter, Clara Marsh, to Horton C. Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ceilan H. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio.

Miss McLeod studied at the Katherine Branson School in Ross, Calif., and was graduated last year from Sarah Lawrence College. She is a granddaughter of Mrs. Charles Stetson Wheeler of San Francisco and the late Mr. Wheeler and a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chambers of this city.

Mr. Rorick was graduated from the Hotchkiss School in 1941 and was attending Yale University when he entered the Navy, in which he served three years in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific theaters. He has resumed his studies at Yale.

Source: New York Times, May 16, 1947.