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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
1899-1900 Republican
1901-1902 Republican
1903-1904 Republican
1905-1906 Republican
1907-1908 Speaker Republican
1909-1910 Majority Floor Leader Republican
 Counties   Lancaster


04/14/1864 - 10/11/1925

McCLAIN, Frank Bernard, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, April 14, 1864 in the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa.; graduated, Lancaster High School, 1881; honorary doctorate of law, Villanova University, 1911; bookkeeper, buyer and salesman in the livestock business (1889-1925); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 term; reelected to serve 7 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Special Committee to Investigate the State Treasury (1897); elected, Speaker (1907-1908); resigned from the House, March 18, 1910; elected, mayor, city of Lancaster (1910-1915); elected, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (1915-1919); died, October 11, 1925 in the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Archival Collections
Frank B. McClain Scrapbook Collection, 1898-1922, LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster, Pa.