Senate 1887-90 (District 28)
Party when first elected: Republican
Anoka, Hennepin, Isanti
Date of Birth:
Lyme, New Hampshire
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Lumberman, Clough Brothers
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minneapolis, Minnesota (City Council, 2nd Ward, Member and President);
1885 to 1888
Minnesota State Agricultural Society (President);
189? to 1???
State Lieutenant Governor:
01/03/1893 to 01/31/1895
Minnesota (He was first appointed, then elected in 1896);
01/31/1895 to 01/02/1899
Adelaide (Addie) Barton Clough (married on April 4, 1867 or 1868)
One child: Nina (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He was of Welsch ancestry.
He moved to Waupaca, Wisconsin on July 4, 1857, with his parents. He came to Spencer Brook, Isanti County, Minnesota in 1857 or 1858. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1862 or 1872. He moved to Washington state around 1900.
He was one of 14 children.
He became Governor of Minnesota when Knute Nelson resigned to serve in the United States Senate. Clough decided not to run for reelection in 1898.
He was a member of the Masonic Order.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Religion provided by Progressive Men of Minnesota.