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Pennsylvania State Senate

Wilson Shaw McClintock



Session Position District Party
1921-1922 43 Republican
1923-1924 43 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


1882 - 1950

Grandson of Senator/Mayor of Pittsburgh, Jonas McClintock; Wilson Shaw was born January 4, 1882, Pittsburgh, the son of Jonas Roup, Jr. and Elizabeth A. “Lizzie” Carswell (Arbuthnot) McClintock.  Educated at Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh; the Hill School, Pottsville; Haverford Grammar School; enrolled in Yale University, graduated 1906; pursued business in Somerset, Pennsylvania; auto insurance and eventually, auto repair business, as Vice President of E.J. Thompson Motor Car Bodies, Pittsburgh, 1910; with brother Charles, enlisted in the 185th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit, commissioned First Lt.; adjutant and flight training commander, camp RFC Hooten, Cheshire England, where he served in the American Expeditionary Force; deployed to command first American military night flights in France; service from November 11, 1917 to November 11, 1918; returned to Pittsburgh, employed as regional representative for the Vacuum Oil Co.;  elected to a single term in the state Senate, November 1920; returned to business pursuits; stockbroker with Moore, Leonard, and Lynch, 1930-1950; director, Pittsburgh Hospital, Newsboys Home, member of the Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh Golf Club, and Rolling Rock Country Club.  Senator McClintock died on May 8, 1950, Shadyside, Pittsburgh; interred in Homewood Cemetery.