Clarice McClymont was a successful local councillor who ran once for parliament. She was Alderman in the Grafton City Council from 1949 to 1954 and 1956 to 1977, as well as Deputy Mayor from 1953 to 1954 and 1968 to 1969. She was awarded an MBE in 1960 for her public service to Grafton. Clarice was an unsuccessful Independent candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Clarence in 1971.
Sources used to compile this entry: Smith, A. Viola, Women in Australian Parliaments and Local Governments, Past and Present, Australian Local Government Women's Association; Australian National Advisory Committee on International Women's Year, Australian Local Government Women's Association, Canberra, 1975, 148 pp.