Richard Arthur Cloe (1868-1953) was the son of William S. Cloe (1832-1919) and Hannah Katherine Stark (1842-1884) of Stafford County, Virginia.  He lived in northern Stafford on a farm called Anchorage and near Stafford Store.  After the U. S. government condemned his farm for the expansion of the Quantico Marine Corps base in 1942, Richard A. Cloe moved to Falmouth.  He served on the school board for 33 years and was a mail contractor for 12 years.