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"Beason, Candidate for Receiver of Taxes, Sweeps the City With Plurality of Over One Hundred Thousand." Philadelphia Inquirer [James Elverson] 17 Feb. 1904, 1.



Session Position District Party
1891-1892 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


03/20/1858 - 06/10/1939

McCLEARY, John B., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, March 20, 1858 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; engaged, mercantile business; teamster; appointed, clerk, Solicitor’s office, city of Philadelphia (1887-1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1890; resigned from the House, December 31, 1891; appointed, deputy delinquent tax collector, Comptroller’s office, city of Philadelphia (1891-1894); appointed, chief clerk, Bureau of Building Inspection, city of Philadelphia (1895-1904); elected, magistrate, city of Philadelphia 1904-1920); appointed, chief, Bureau of Charities and Correction, Philadelphia (1921-1937); died, June 10, 1939 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.