Robert Curtis Clark

Born Jul 2, 1937

Robert "Bob" Curtis Clark is a former teacher, civil servant and provincial level politician. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1960 to 1981. During his career he served as Leader of the Alberta Social Credit Party and Leader of the Official Opposition. After his provincial political career, he served as the Alberta Ethics Commissioner from April 1, 1992 to March 31, 2003.… Read More

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1937 Birth Robert Curtis Clark was born on July 2, 1937 in Acme, Alberta, Canada.


1956 19 Years Old He became a school teacher at the age of nineteen in 1956 for Mountain View County. … Read More


1960 23 Years Old Clark was first elected to the Alberta Legislature in a by-election held in the electoral district of Didsbury on November 30, 1960. … Read More
1963 26 Years Old For the 1963 Alberta general election, Didsbury was abolished, and Clark followed most of his constituents into the new Olds-Didsbury riding. … Read More
1966 29 Years Old Clark was appointed to the cabinet by Premier Ernest Manning in 1966. … Read More


1967 30 Years Old Clark would run for a third term in office, this time as a Cabinet Minister in the 1967 general election. … Read More
1968 31 Years Old In 1968 Clark was appointed as Minister of Education by Premier Harry Strom.
1971 34 Years Old Clark ran for a fourth term in office in the 1971 general election. … Read More
1973 36 Years Old Clark was chosen as Official Opposition leader by the Social Credit caucus in September 1973 after James Henderson left the caucus to sit as an independent. … Read More


1979 42 Years Old Clark led Social Credit to a larger share of the popular vote in the 1979 general election, but failed to pick up any seats. … Read More
1981 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Less than a year after the election Clark resigned as Social Credit leader, and resigned his seat on November 30, 1981. … Read More
1986 49 Years Old In 1986 he became a member of the Board of Directors and later Chairman of the Board for the Special Waste Management Corporation.


1988 51 Years Old Clark did not go to University when he was younger but he was awarded an honorary doctorate of law degree by the University of Calgary on June 8, 1988.
1992 55 Years Old 1 More Event
Clark was appointed as the first Alberta Ethics Commissioner by the provincial government in 1992.
1995 58 Years Old He was also appointed as Alberta's first Information and Privacy Commissioner from 1995 to 2001.


2002 65 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 12, 2002 he would serve the government in another capacity as he was appointed Chairman of the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission in 2002. … Read More
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