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Hughes, Clive Melwyn

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Birth Date: 15 May 1924 (New Farm, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 19 October 2014 (Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Isaac John Hughes and Myra May (nee Naylor)

Family: (2) Margaret O'Brien on 5 September 1965, 1 son, (1) Mary Donovan on 15 June 1946, 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: State primary schools

Religion: Uniting Church

Relationship to Politician: Grand-daughter Verity Barton won seat of Broadwater for LNP on 24 Mar 2012


Director, Brisbane Securities Ltd., real estate and development firm, 1970; Clerk and woolshed and sheep industry work

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1955 to 1961

Military Service: Leading Aircraftman, Royal Australian Air Force, 3½ years

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Kurilpa 28 May 1960 7 Dec 1974 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Trustee: Queensland Society for the Blind; and Kurilpa Child Care Centre; Interested in fishing

Sources: Courier-Mail, '3 cleared in Russell Island case', 13 Jan 1981; Courier-Mail, 'Hughes plan for future', 11 Mar 1974, p.13; Courier-Mail, 'Hughes not guilty after 13-day trial', 7 Mar 1974; Australian, 'MLA for trial on false pretences', 21 Jul 1973

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]