Addison S. McClure

Addison S. McClure ( born October 10, 1839 in Wooster, Ohio, † April 17, 1903 ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1881 to March 3, 1883, March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1897, he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States in the 17th and 18th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


After giving birth in Wooster McClure attended the schools. He then studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1861. In the same year he joined the U.S. Army. There he was involved until his dismissal in 1864, among others, the Second Vicksburg campaign. From 1867 to 1881 McClure served as postmaster in Wooster. 1868 and 1876 he was a delegate at the Republican National Convention.

1880 McClure was elected in the 18th District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1882, he was not re-elected. 1894 new collection he succeeded to the House, this time in the 17th district. Again, he served only one term of office.

After leaving politics, he returned to his original profession. McClure died in 1903 in his native city and was also buried there.

With his wife, Mary L. Brigham, he had a son.