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RE-MEMBER (FORMER MEMBERS)
Sir Frank Grenville Clarke
- 14 March 1879 (Sunbury, Victoria)
- 13 February 1955
- William John, grazier, and Janet Marion Snodgrass
Religion: Church of England
Marital Status: 24 July 1901 Nina Ellis Cotton; 3s. 3d.
Father was MLC Southern 1878-1897. Grandfather William John Turner Clarke MLC Southern 1856-1861, 1863-1870. Brother of Sir Rupert Clarke MLC Southern 1897-1904 and (William Lionel) Russell Clarke (q.v.). Uncle of Michael Clarke (q.v.).
- Scotch College, Melbourne University and Exeter College, Oxford
Grazier and company director
Onion and potato grower Korongah Park, Port Fairy for seven years, later owned sheep stations Thule, Deniliquin and Kiota, Murchison; joined Aust. Mercantile Land & Finance Company after Port Fairy and gradually became more involved in business than in pastoral activities; director Colonial Bank, Goldsborough Mort and Co., Aust. Mutual Provident Society, Perpetual Executors Trustees Association, Vic. board AMP, vice-chairman National Bank
United Australia Party
Liberal Country Party
|Legislative Council||Northern||1 June 1913||1 June 1925|
|Legislative Council||Melbourne South||1 June 1925||1 June 1937|
|Legislative Council||Monash||1 June 1937||1 February 1955|
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
- Inaugural Speech
References: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8.
Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
- KBE 1926;
Last updated: 24th April 2019