Richmond Times Dispatch
July 23 1915
DEATH OF H. CLAY FORD
Was Manager of Ford's Opera House
When Lincoln Was Shot
New York, July 22--H. Clay Ford, resident manager of Ford's Opera House at the time, President Lincoln was shot, died to-day in Passaic, N.J. Mr. Ford was associate manager with his brother, John T. Ford, in control of opera houses at Baltimore and Washington.