Alan Ellis Clarke
Mayor of Bolton: 1972-73 (Labour)
Born: Bolton 9 June 1931
Died: Smithills, Bolton 19 December 1979
Educated: Bolton School
Co-owner of Percival's Catering firm in Bolton and co-founder of Smithills Coaching House with his triplet brother Donald Stewart Clarke, Mayor of Bolton 1976-77.
Spent his National Service in the Catering Corps.
Son of Alderman Ellis Clarke.
Councillor from 1964. Alderman.
Labour Group Whip.
His wife, Sheila, was Mayoress.