Mr Michael William (Jack) HOUGH (1916 - 1971)**
- Date of Birth: 01/01/1916
- Place of Birth: Auburn, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 19/03/1971
- Place of Death: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||1 May 1965||13 Jan 1971||5yr(s) 8mth(s) 13day(s)|
|Member for Wollongong-Kembla||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Wollongong||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. President of Wollongong branch.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Clerk and accountant. Educated at Chatswood, Berala and Parramatta High School; worked as a milk carter; moved to Wollongong in 1936, timekeeper of Australian Iron and Steel Pty Ltd, timekeeper then paymaster of John Lysaghts Limited from 1939 until 1959; studied accountancy part time, Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants, Associate member of the Commonwealth Institute of Accountants, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries; established own accountancy business; Building Society secretary; president of Wollongong Spastic Centre; secretary of Illawarra Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1958; Methodist lay preacher.
Son of Edward John Hough, official of Milk and Ice Carters' Union, and Edith Thomas. Married Betty Tonge on 30 January 1943 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son.