Born 20 April 1805
Died 13 January 1874. (Essendon, Victoria)
Parents: William and Sarah, nee Turner
Marriage: 1829, Elizabeth Dowling (b.1801 d.1878) ; 3s. William, Thomas and Joseph.
Religion: Church of England
Career: Known as 'Big' Clarke. Worked as a drover in England; emigrated Hobart 1829; butcher and government meat contractor till 1834; obtained land grant in Campbell Town area and built up large estates in Van Diemen's Land, Vic., South Australiaand NZ; lived in Van Diemen's Land till 1850; director Colonial Bank etc. Left estate of £2,500,000.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Southern||November 1856||January? 1861||Resigned|
|MLC||Southern||January 1863||November 1870||Resigned|
*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.