Born: September 30, 1896

Died: November 5, 1948

Married: Kathleen Steele

Children: Kathleen M. Carson, Barbara Carson

Mark A. Carson operated a restaurant and bar from 1936 until his death in 1948. It was originally called Carson's Restaurant, at 26 Broadway, and later Mark's Grill and Mark's Bar at 44 Broadway.

In 1933 he and his wife and children lived at 113 Woodruff Street.

 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, November 6, 1948

Mark A. Carson Passes Away in Sleep at Home

A Solemn High Mass will be held at St. Bernard's church at 9 o'clock Monday morning for Mark A. Carson of 26 Broadway, prominent Saranac Lake business man who passed away in his sleep last night. Mr. Carson had been in apparent good health and his death came unexpectedly.

He was born in Lewis on Sept. 30, 1896, the son of William and Margaret Hennessey Carson. He moved with his family to Saranac Lake in May, 1903, and made his home here since that date.

He was married on April 3, 1920, to the former Miss Kathleen Steele. The ceremony was performed in West Palm Beach, Fla., and the couple returned to Saranac Lake to make their home.

Mr. Carson operated a taxi-business in this village and was later connected with the Carson Brothers Plumbing and Heating concern.

In 1936 he purchased the William Herron block at 26 Broadway and has since operated it as Mark's Grill.

The late Mr. Carson was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion. He also belonged to the Knights of Columbus and the local Elks lodge. He was a communicant of St. Bernard's church.

Surviving Mr. Carson are his wife and two daughters, Miss Kathleen M. Carson of Miami, Fla., who is flying home for the funeral services, and Miss Barbara Carson of 26 Broadway, one sister, Mrs. John A. Bazinet, and a brother, George Carson.

Prior to funeral services; Monday the body will rest at the Carson home, 21 Broadway.

Burial will be in the family plot in Pine Ridge cemetery.