John Henry McClemens
John Henry McClemens (1905 - 1975), by Sam Hood, courtesy of State Library of New South Wales. .Image Details
McCLEMENS, JOHN HENRY (1905-1975), judge, conservationist and Catholic layman, was born on 7 March 1905 at Chatswood, Sydney, son of Australian-born parents Archibald John McClemens, accountant, and his wife Mary Louisa, née Thompson. Jock was educated at Chatswood Public and North Sydney Boys' High schools, and at the University of Sydney (B.A., 1925; LL.B., 1928); he combined playing Rugby Union football with debating and an interest in public affairs. Having served articles of clerkship (from 1925) with F. C. Petrie, he was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 15 March 1929. He transferred to the Bar on 14 March 1930.
Operating from 53 Martin Place, McClemens soon developed an extensive practice in the common law and industrial jurisdictions. In the archbishop's chapel ...Read more at the source website