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R. Clayton Brough

Email address:
rcb@broughfamily.org

Experience:
Genealogist and Officer, Brough Family Organization (BFO) , Bountiful, Utah, 1977-present
Genealogist and Co-Owner, Genealogical Research Consultants, West Jordan, Utah, 2000-present
Geography, Science, Journalism, & Yearbook Teacher, Eisenhower Jr. High School, Taylorsville, Utah, 1986-2012 (Retired)
Director, World Records for Schools, West Jordan, Utah, 2004-2012
Geography Instructor, Brigham Young University, Geography 120 and/or 130, 1989-2011 (Retired)
Geography Instructor, University of Utah, Geography 5700, 2005-2011 (Retired)
Climatologist and Weathercaster, ABC4-KTVX TV, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1980-November 2008 (Retired)
Assistant Director, Utah Center for Climate and Weather, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2003-November 2008
Meteorology Instructor, 4th Grade Science Curriculum Specialist, UBE via BYU, 2001
Meteorology Instructor, Teacher Certification Class, UBE via BYU, 1988-1996
Science Teacher, Springville Junior High School, Springville, Utah, 1975-78, 1984-85
President, International Genealogy Consumer Organization, West Valley City, Utah, 1980-1994
Climatologist and Weathercaster, WeatherBank Inc., and KUTV, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1978-1980

Education:
Advanced Research in Climatology, Brigham Young University, 1978-1989 (38 semester hours)
M.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1975, Geography
B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1974, Geography (English minor)
Teaching License in Geography and English, Secondary Ed., USOE, 1975-2014
Teaching Endorsements in Physical and Earth Sciences, Secondary Ed., USOE, 1975-2014
Teaching Endorsement in Gifted and Talented (GT) Instruction, Utah State University, 2001-2014
Teaching Endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL), Weber State, 2001-2014

Recognitions:
AMS Seal of Approval for TV Weathercasting (#401), American Meteorological Society, 1985-November 2008 (Retired)
Outstanding Community Service Award, Taylorsville City, Utah, 2006
Honored Alumni Award, David O. McKay School of Education, B.Y.U., Provo, UT., 2004 Video of Speach
Excel (Excellence in Teaching) Award, Granite Education Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1990
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1965. "Los Angeles: Scout Wins Top Honors", Deseret News, Sep. 16, 1967

Scientific Publications (as author, co-author or webmaster):
Conference vs. the Weather, an article whose information appeared in newspapers in 1983, 2003, 2011 and 2012
Utah Center for Climate and Weather (UCCW) - Assistant Director and Co-Webmaster, 2003-November 2008
Utah's Tornadoes and Waterspouts: 1869-2005, NWSFO., S.L.C., Utah, 2005, 30 pages
Sego, Utah (1901-1955), Canyon Legacy Journal, DOLCC Museum, Moab, Utah, Spring 2004, 6 pages
For 2000 & Beyond: Surviving Utah's Severe Weather (see Lightning), KTVX-ABC4, 1999, video
Utah's Weather and Climate, Publishers Press, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1996, 245 pages
Utah's Comprehensive Weather Almanac, Publishers Press, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1987, 517 pages
Western Utah Climatography, Cenozoic Geology of Western Utah, UGA, SLC, UT, 1987, 28 pages

Utah Weather Guide, Society for Applied Climatology, West Jordan, Utah, 1983, 46 pages
Utah's Weather, WeatherBank Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1979, 284 pages

Mosida, Utah: Past, Present and Future, Press Publishing Co., Provo, Utah, 1974, 70 pages


Theological Publications (as author, co-author or compiler):
Teachings of the Prophets, Horizon Publishers, 1993, 183 pages
Scientific Support for Scriptural Stories, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1992, 253 pages
Understanding Patriarchal Blessings, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1984, 81 pages
The Lost Tribes, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1979, 117 pages and also here
Our First Estate, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1877, 174 pages
They Who Tarry, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1876, 98 pages

His Servants Speak, Horizon Publishers, Utah, 1975, 301 pages

Family History Publications (as author, co-author, compiler or contributor):
Family History Moments: A Diligent Search, LDS Church News, via the Deseret News newspaper, 26 October 2013
The Global Brough Family, BFO, Utah, 2013, 441 pages
Ancestors and Descendants of the Broughs of Lincolnshire, England, and Utah, BFO, Utah, 2012, 131 pages
Family History Moments: Family's Focus, LDS Church News, via the Deseret News newspaper, 11 December 2010
Osmond Ancestry and Genealogies, OFO, 2010, 131 pages
Brough Families of the British Isles and Their Descendants, BFO, Utah, 2010, 198 pages
A Thousand Years of Family History in 37 Minutes (Deseret News article, March 2, 2010)
A Thousand Years of Family History, a 37-minute video documentary viewable on YouTube, 2009
Samuel R. Brough and Phoebe A. Cherry & Ann E. Carter and their Histories & Descendants, RBFO, Utah, 2008, 183 pp.
Family History Moments: Overseas Connection, LDS Church News, via the Deseret News newspaper, 15 May 2004
The History of the Broughs...and their English, American & Australian Descendants, RBFO, Utah, 2004, 153 pages
The European Ancestors & American Descendants of Robert M. Brough & Utahna C. Peterson, BPFO, Utah, 2004, 205 pp.
The European Ancestors and American Descendants of Baltzar Peterson & Marinda Clayton, PCGO, Utah, 2004, 159 pp.
The History of the English & Australian Descendants of Richard Brough & Rosannah Myatt, RBFO, 2004, 143 pages
A Pictorial History of the Broughs of Staffordshire, England, RBFO, 2003, 2 CD-Roms
The Life and Times of Benjamin Thomas Nichols and Olive Lovenia Booth, JFH, 2002, 388+ pages (genealogies contributed)
The Ancestors of Michael Mickelson and Sarah Emeline Harris, MGC, Utah, 2001, 204 pages
The Broughs of Staffordshire, England, and Their English, American & Australian Descendants, RBFO, Utah, 2000, 182 pp.
The Ancestors and Descendants of the Broughs of Staffordshire, England, RBFO, Utah, 1988, 126 pages
The Royal Relatives of Richard Brough, From 796 to 1786 AD., RBFO, Utah, 1982, 91 pages
The Ancestors of Richard Brough & Mary Horleston, RBFO, Utah, 1981, 85 pages
The Ancestors and Descendants of Anthon Peter Mikkelsen & Githe Jensen, MMGO, Idaho, 1980, 253 pages
Samuel Richard Brough: 1857-1947, His History Ancestors & Descendants, RBFO, Utah, 1980, 116 pages

Family History Links:
BFO Genealogist and Family Officer (2013)
Brough Family Organization (2013)
Osmond Family Organization (2013)
Clayton Brough is a Mormon and Family Genealogist

Faith and Family History (2008)
Importance of Family History (2004)

The Living Christ (LDS Church website, 2000)
The Family: A Proclamation to the World (LDS Church website, 1995)

Interests:
Family History Research
Teaching Dining Etiquette Manners (to EJHS students who attended LaCaille)
Attempting World Records...as holder, participant or producer:
List of World Records at Eisenhower Jr. High School, 1987-2011
World's Largest Marshmallow Fight (The Book of Alternative Records, 2011)
World's Fastest & Largest Human Mattress Dominoes (The Book of Alternative Records, 2010)
World's Largest Post-It Note Mosaic (The Book of Alternative Records, 2009)
World's Longest Wobble Board Ensemble (Guinness World Records, 2007)
World's Longest Straw Chain (Guinness World Records, 2006)
World's Tallest Tower of Pencils (The Book of Alternative Records, 2006)
World's Tallest Ice Cream Cone (Mormon World Records, 2005)
World's Longest Balloon Chain in One Hour (The Book of Alternative Records, 2005)
World's Fastest Human Conveyor Belt (The Book of Altnerative Records, 2005)
World's Longest Paper Clip Chain (Guinness World Records, 2004)
World's Largest Pan Loaf of Bread (Mormon World Records, 1987)
World's Longest Paper Chain (Mormon World Records, 1977)
World's Longest Slide Rule
(Guinness World Records, 1977)

Publicity:
Remembering when Television came to Utah, Deseret News, December 26, 2010 (1985 KTVX Anchors photo)
A Tribute to Clayton Brough's 30 Years on Utah Television (via Clip Syndicate, December 1, 2008

"A Tribute to Clayton Brough's 30 Years on Utah Television (and Retirement from TV), ABC4-KTVX-TV, Nov.3-23, 2008
"Osmond Genealogist Retires after more than 30 Years on Television", (via Osmond Family Website, November 6, 2008)
100 Members of (Brough) Family at Reunion (in Meerbrook, England), Leek Post & Times newspaper, August 13, 2008
"Clayton Brough and His Son Battle Lymphoma", VIDEO - ABC4-KTVX-TV, May 22, 2007
"You've just gotta love Clayton Brough, don't ya? Ross Becker, Utah's Radio Forum, January 27, 2007
"Clayton Brough's Surgery fixes Heart Holes and Migraines", VIDEO - ABC4-KTVX-TV, January 26, 2007
"Weatherman's Optimism Shines Through", Davis County Clipper, October 2005
"A Look Back at Clayton Brough's 25 Years at Channel 4 Television", VIDEO - ABC4-KTVX TV, June 27, 2005
"On Television: Forecast - Mostly Sunny", Standard Examiner, May 29, 2005
"With His Cancer In Remission, Brough Sees Only Blue Skies", Salt Lake Tribune, April 18, 2005
"The Storm Facing Brough Is Now A Personal One", Deseret News, July 2, 2004
"Weatherman's also a Man of Letters" & "Clayton Brough's Ten Books", Deseret News, February.1, 2003
"Clouds form inside Springville Jr. High", The Springville Herald newspaper, February 6, 1985
"[Springville] Junior High Offering Weather by Phone", Provo Daily Herald newspaper, September 16, 1976

Clayton Brough Retired in June 2012 after more than 30 Years of Teaching
BFO News Release, October 5, 2011
     After more than thirty years of teaching Geography, Journalism and Earth Science to secondary and college students, Clayton Brough announced his decision to retire from all teaching responsiblities in June 2012. His last day of teaching Geography classes to students at the University of Utah Murray Center will be on December 13, 2011; his last day of teaching Geography classes to students at the Brigham Young University Salt Lake Center will be on December 15, 2011; and his last day of teaching Geography classes to students at Eisenhower Junior High School (in Taylorsville, Utah) will be on June 1, 2012.
     In a personal letter to some of his colleagues, Clayton explained that he "presently serves as a genealogist for the Brough Family Organization (BFO) (www.broughfamily.org)" and that he and his wife were "heavily involved in research projects supported by the BFO and other family history organizations" and had decided to "work full-time in fulfilling these and other related family history opportunities and responsibilities." In addition, he thanked his associates and students for their "past kindnesses and support" and for their "continued friendship and professionalism."

Clayton Brough Retired in November 2008 after more than 30 Years on Television
KTVX-ABC4 Television News Release, November 3-23, 2008
     Clayton Brough, well-known for his "8-14 day" weather forecasts and one of the nation's few "broadcast climatologists", will retire from KTVX-ABC4 by the end of November 2008, after spending more than 30 years on television and presenting thousands of weather forecasts.
     
Brough, who is 58 years old and survived cancer in 2004, says he recently made the decision to retire from television in an effort to "conserve my energy, preserve my health, and spend more time with my wife, children and grandchildren."
     Brough worked at KUTV-2 from 1978 to 1980. In July 1980, he began working full-time at KTVX-ABC4, and since 1986 he's been Channel 4's weekend climatologist and weather forecaster. His more than 28 years of weather broadcasting on one television station places him in a unique crowd--as only a few television anchors, weather forecasters or sportscasters have ever enjoyed such a long run on one television station.
     Over the past thirty years, Brough has also worked as a full-time public education teacher, consulted and written extensively on Utah's weather and climate, served as an adjunct university instructor in geography at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, and been president of one of the world's largest ancestral family history organizations. "After many years of working multiple jobs seven days a week, I'm getting older and slower," Brough said, "and I want to spend more time with my wife and family, and pursue more family history work." He says, "I will miss my television family, friends and viewers, and I greatly appreciate their years of support and encouragement; but I'm now putting my broadcasting days behind me, and I plan on spending the next several years teaching weather, climate and geography to my secondary and university students."
     Brough's last day on KTVX-ABC4 will be Sunday evening, November 23, 2008.

Briefography of R. Clayton Brough