Born: July 10, 1842 in Martinsville, Illinois
Died: December 8, 1888 in San Francisco, CA
Previous: Pony Express Rider, U.S. Postal Service
1883: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 9 to 26)
- LEGISLATION: Author of the McClure Charter for San Francisco (Stat. 1880, p. 414), which would have been a special charter for the city, but was not adopted by voters.
- McClure's father was a Whig Member of the Illinois Legislature in 1855.
Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)