Clifford W. Crouch

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Clifford W. Crouch
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 122nd district
Assumed office
November 8, 1995
Preceded by Clarence D. Rappleyea Jr.
Personal details
Born (1945-05-07) May 7, 1945 (age 71)[1]
Sidney, New York[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Barbara[2]
Children three[2]
Residence Guilford, New York[2]
Alma mater Cornell University (A.A.S.)
Profession dairy farmer, politician
Religion Methodist[1]
Website Official website

Clifford W. "Cliff" Crouch (born May 7, 1945)[1] is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly for the 122nd district. He was first elected in 1995 following the resignation of Clarence D. Rappleyea Jr..

Early life, education, career[edit]

Crouch grew up on his parents' farm and graduated from Unadilla High School in 1963. He went on to attend Cornell University and graduated in 1965 with an A.A.S. degree in dairy science. He was the owner and operator of a 350-acre (1.4 km2), 180-head dairy farm from 1967 until 1989.[2]

Political career[edit]

Crouch served as Town Councilman for the Town of Bainbridge from 1982 to 1986, and Town Supervisor from 1986 until his election to the Assembly in November 1995. While serving in the capacity of Supervisor, Cliff was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors in Chenango County, New York from 1993 to November 1995.[2]

In November 1995, he was first elected to the New York State Assembly, following the resignation of Clarence Rappleyea. He first represented the 122nd District until redistricting in 2002, when he took over the 107th District. He ran uncontested in the 2008 and 2010 general elections.[3][4][5]

Crouch is currently Vice-Chairman of the Assembly Minority Conference and a member of five Assembly committees: Agriculture (Ranking Minority Member); Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry; Labor; Rules and Ways & Means.[2]


Crouch and his wife Barbara reside in the Guilford, New York. They have three children, Traci, Sarah and Timothy, and four grandchildren.[2]


External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Clarence D. Rappleyea, Jr.
New York State Assembly, 122nd District
Succeeded by
Dierdre Scozzafava
Preceded by
Robert G. Prentiss
New York State Assembly, 107th District