Born 15 March 1897
(South Yarra, Victoria)
Died 09 May 1972. (Fitzroy. Fawkner crematorium)
Parents: Francis William, estate agent, and Catherine Lawson
Marriage: (1) 23 Sept 1940 Irene Mary Leech (dec. 1957), (2) 1 July 1958 Doris Jane McGinnis nee Blythe
Education: Flemington State School, MelbourneHigh School, Melbourne University, Bcom.
Career: Clerk Vic. Public Service 1913-1920; with BHP 1920-1947; president Clerks' Union; chartered accountant in private practice, licensed company auditor; member Australian Natives Association premier debating team 1933-1934, Australian Natives Association auditor 1934-1956 and general treasurer 1957-1972; president Commonwealth Accountants Students' Society 1943, 1944; member Co Auditors Board 1947-1955; president Amalgamated Institute of Secretaries 1954-1964; JP; committee member Citizens' Welfare Board of Vic.; Fellow Royal Economic Society; Unitarian; Freemason. Half-brother of Percy James Clarey (q.v.).
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Joined 1932, branch office holder, state branch auditor 1955-1970, parl. spokesman on treasury 1967-1970
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Melbourne||28 May 1955||9 May 1972|
*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.