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JAMES H. McCLURE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Speaker Republican
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

06/27/1886 - 02/17/1941

McCLURE, James Haines, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, June 27, 1886 in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa.; graduated, Gettysburg College, 1908; graduated, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1911; attorney; solicitor, Glassport Borough and Glassport School District (18 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1923 term and reelected for 5 more consecutive terms; elected, Speaker (1927-1928); not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1934 General election; assistant county solicitor, Allegheny County (1932-1936); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1934); assistant district attorney, Allegheny County (1940-1941); died, February 17, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.