Rep. Charles McClure, Jr.

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Rep. Charles McClure, Jr.

Birthplace: Willow Grove Farm, Letort Spring, Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: January 10, 1846 (41-42)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles McClure, Sr. and Rebecca McClure
Husband of Margaretta McClure
Father of Maj. (USA), Charles McClure, III; George Gibson McClure; William McClure; Maj. (USA) Charles Wesley McClure and Lt. Col. (USA) Charles McClure
Brother of Charlotte Hays; Hon. William Blair McClure, Esq and Rebecca White
Half brother of Margaret Parker; John Parker; Mary E Robinson; Ann Alexander Parker; Alexander Parker and 2 others

Occupation: US Congressman
Managed by: Gibby Brack
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About Rep. Charles McClure, Jr.

Represented Cumberland County in the legislature in 1835, Secretary of the Commonwealth under Gov. Porter. Charles McClure was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Charles McClure was born on Willow Grove farm, near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle in 1824. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826 and practiced. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1835.

McClure was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress. He was elected to the Twenty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey. He served as secretary of state of Pennsylvania from 1843 to 1845, and was active in promoting the public-school system of Pennsylvania. He died in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1846, and is interred in Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 13th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1837 to 1839, and 1840 to 1841. He also served as a Member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Mar 3 2020, 21:23:49 UTC

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Rep. Charles McClure, Jr.'s Timeline

Letort Spring, Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 23
Age 23
February 1838
Age 34
Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
December 27, 1841
Age 37
Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
January 10, 1846
Age 42
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
January 1846
Age 42
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States