Clive Stoneham

Clive Philip Stoneham, OBE (12 April 1909 – 3 July 1992) was an Australian politician. He was an ALP member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for over 27 years from November 1942 to April 1970, representing the electorates of Maryborough and Daylesford (1942–1945) and Midlands (1945–1970). From 1958 to 1967 he was Opposition Leader; he lost the elections of 1961, 1964 and 1967 to the incumbent Liberal Premier Sir Henry Bolte.


Clive Stoneham

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Leader of the Opposition of Victoria
Elections: 1961, 1964, 1967
In office
7 October 1958 – 15 May 1967
Premier(Sir) Henry Bolte
DeputyDenis Lovegrove
Preceded byErnie Shepherd
Succeeded byClyde Holding
Leader of the Labor Party in Victoria
In office
7 October 1958 – 15 May 1967
DeputyDenis Lovegrove
Preceded byErnie Shepherd
Succeeded byClyde Holding
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Midlands
In office
10 November 1945 – 1 April 1970
Preceded bySeat created
Succeeded byLes Shilton
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Maryborough and Daylesford
In office
28 November 1942 – 1 October 1945
Preceded byGeorge Frost
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Personal details
Born
Clive Philip Stoneham

(1909-04-12)12 April 1909
Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
Died3 July 1992(1992-07-03) (aged 83)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLabor Party
Spouse(s)Maisie Chesterfield (m. 1930)
OccupationRailways clerk

FamilyEdit

Stoneham married Maisie Chesterfield in 1930.[1]

His mother was the pioneer New Zealand unionist Ada Florence Whitehorn, and his father John Stoneham, a piano tuner.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Re-Member - Stoneham, Clive Philip". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 1 September 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
George Frost
Member for Maryborough and Daylesford
1942–1945
District abolished
District created Member for Midlands
1945–1970
Succeeded by
Leslie Shilton
Political offices
Preceded by
Ernie Shepherd
Leader of the Opposition (Victoria)
1958–1967
Succeeded by
Clyde Holding
Party political offices
Preceded by
Ernie Shepherd
Leader of the Labor Party in Victoria
1958–1967
Succeeded by
Clyde Holding