Mr (Mick) Ralph James CLOUGH (1927 - 2008)**
- Date of Birth: 22/10/1927
- Place of Birth: Warialda, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 12/08/2008
- Place of Death: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||1 May 1976||22 Feb 1988||11yrs 9mths 22days|
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||25 May 1991||5 Mar 1999||7yrs 9mths 9days|
|Member for Blue Mountains||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
|Member for Blue Mountains||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
|Member for Bathurst||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Bathurst||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Bathurst||25 May 1991||3 Mar 1995||3yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Member for Bathurst||25 Mar 1995||5 Mar 1999||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)|
51st (1995 - 1999)
|Acting Chairman of Committees||7 May 1997||24 May 1997||18day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined 1 January 1948. Life member. Unsuccessfully contested the 1973 and 1988 elections.
Life Member of Catholic Club. Member of Canterbury, Penrith and Bathurst Rugby League Clubs. Lithgow and District Workmens Club. Member of Lions. Member of Nippon Club. State and Federal Councillor Telegraphists Union. State Councillor Australian Postmasters Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Son of Michael Rowland Gordon Clough and Irene Alma Smith. Educated at St Patricks College at Strathfield. Employed by Australia Post for 34 years. Worked in Sydney, Broken Hill, Perth and the Western Australia, Goldfields. Woomera Rocket Range. Proprieter of Coolawin Gardens Motel, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales 1998 - 2002. Recreational interests included cricket and all other sports.
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) 1948-1964; Lieutenant.
Local Government Activity
Alderman Blue Mountains City Council 1974 - 1979.
Married in 1951 and had issue, 1 daughter and 2 sons.
Electorate description: Rural including part of Bathurst-Orange Growth Centre. Located within Central Tablelands Statistical Agricultural Sub-Division. Principal centres: cities of Bathurst and Lithgow and towns of Kandos and Oberon.
Area: 14,016 sq km Population: 56,535 Enrolment: 37,427
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