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R. Clayton Brough

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Genealogist and Officer, Brough Family Organization, Bountiful, Utah, 1977-present
Genealogist, Brough Family Genealogists, West Jordan, Utah, 2000-present
Secretary and Webmaster, LDS Ancestral Families Association, Utah, 2016-present
Genealogist and Co-Owner, Genealogical Research Consultants, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000-2016
Geography, Science, Journalism, & Yearbook Teacher, Eisenhower Jr. High School, Taylorsville, Utah, 1986-2012
Director, World Records for Schools, West Jordan, Utah, 2004-2012
Geography Instructor, Brigham Young University, Geography 120 and/or 130, 1989-2011
Geography Instructor, University of Utah, Geography 5700, 2005-2011
Climatologist and Weathercaster, ABC4-KTVX TV Salt Lake City, Utah, 1980-2008
Assistant Director, Utah Center for Climate and Weather, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2003-November 2008
Meteorology Instructor, 4th Grade Science Curriculum Specialist, USBE via BYU, 2001
Meteorology Instructor, Teacher Certification Class, USBE 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

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 major, 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

AMS Seal of Approval for TV Weathercasting (#401), American Meteorological Society, 1985-November 2008
Outstanding Community Service Award, Taylorsville City, Utah, 2006
Honored Alumni Award, David O. McKay School of Education, BYU., 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, contributor or webmaster):
Conference vs. the Weather, article updated in 2015; 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

Utah Droughts since 1500, KTVX ABC4 News presentation containing seven slides, August 3, 2003,
For 2000 & Beyond: Surviving Utah's Severe Weather, Lightning Section, 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, Utah, 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
The Historical Diffusion of Alfalfa, Journal of Agronomic Education, Volume 6, 1977, 7 pages
Settlements of the Great Salt Lake Desert, The Great Salt Lake Desert, BYU Geography Department, 1975, 15 pages
The Diffusion and Adoption of Alfalfa in Utah, Thesis, BYU Geography Department, 1975, 72 pages
Mosida, Utah: Past, Present and Future, Press Publishing Co., Provo, Utah, 1974, 70 pages
Characteristics of Brigham Young University Professors, BYU Geography Department, 1974, 39 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, contributor or presenter):
LDS Ancestral Family Organizations: Past, Present and Future (LDSAFA at BYU Conference, July 2017)
The Ancestors and Relatives of Rebecca Garner, GARP, 2017, 115 pages

The Ancestors and Relatives of Samuel Clark, SCFO, 2016, 81 pages
The Allred's of Eccles, Lancashire, England, From the 1500's to 1700, BFO, 2016, 109 pages
The Family and Pioneer Ancestors of Reao Weaver and Estella Bergetta Mickelson, MHFO, 2016, 192 pages
Family History Moments: A Secret Drawer, Church News, via the Deseret News, 6-8 August 2015
Brough Families Worldwide, BFO, Utah, 2015, 613 pages
A Christmas Wish Comes True, Osmond Family Organization, 20 December 2014
Family History Moments: Tender Mercies Follow Disaster, Church News, via the Deseret News, 9 November 2014
The Third Rescue, Genealogical Research Consultants, 13 August 2014
Family History Moments: A Diligent Search, Church News, via the Deseret News, 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, Church News, via the Deseret News, 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 [Brough] Family History, a 37-minute video documentary viewable on YouTube, 2009
The Children and Ancestors of Thomas Martin Davis and Vera Ann Nichols, DFO, 2009, 24 pages
A Thousand Years of Osmond History, OFO, 2009, 24 pages
Samuel R. Brough and Phoebe A. Cherry & Ann E. Carter and their Histories & Descendants, RBFO, Utah, 2008, 183 pp.
Family History Moments: Overseas Connection, Church News, via the Deseret News, 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)
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
Brough Family Organization
Osmond Family Organization
LDS Ancestral Families Association (LDSAFA)
Clayton Brough is a Mormon and Genealogist

Faith and Family History
Importance of Family History
The Living Christ (LDS Church website, 2000)
The Family: A Proclamation to the World (LDS Church website, 1995)
The Plan of Salvation (LDS Church publication, 2008)

Family History Research
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

LDSAFA Officers at RootsTech 2017, LDS Family History Department article, Feb-Mar 2017
KBYU Up to Date: Early Cancer Detection
, YouTube video, April 2015, 2:23 minutes
KBYU Up To Date: Utah Downwinders, YouTube video, April 2015, 2:04 minutes
KBYU Up To Date: Genetics and Cancer, YouTube video, April 2015, 1:46 minutes
KBYU Up to Date: Skin Cancer in Utah, YouTube video, April 2015, 1:40 minutes
KBYU Up to Date: Ways to Guard Against Cancer, YouTube video, April 2015, 2:24 minutes
KBYU Up to Date: Cancer Research in Utah, YouTube video, April 2015, 2:25 minutes
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

"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