When he retired in 2002 as Senate Reading Clerk, LeRoy Clark was the last legislative employee to have served when the General Assembly met in the Capitol. Clark was elected Senate Reading Clerk June 1, 1959 and served the remainder of the 1959 session, and also served 1963-1966 and 1975-2002. The State Legislative Building opened in 1963.
LeRoy died July 18, 2007 at the age of 83. A Wake County native, he was born May 18, 1924 and was a decorated World War II veteran.