Party affiliation: Republican
1 son, Hollis MacLure. With Baker & Company and successor company, furniture manufacturers, since 1910, secretary-treasurer, 1913, president 1925, Chairman of the Board Baker Furniture, Inc. and subsidiaries, 1953-1961, chairman of the executive committee, since 1961. Established (with associate) Exhibitors Building, Inc.
1945, now president; president Williams Kimp Furniture Company. Founder Baker Museum Furniture Research. Consultant Europe for American embassy furnishings State Department, foreign buildings operation, 1948-1949.
Member War Production Board industry committee, 1942-1946. Member board OPA, 1942-1946. Member United States Government Trade Mission, Japan from Commerce Department, 1955.
Past trustee Parsons School Design, New York City Past director National Association Furniture Manufacturers, Grand Rapids Market Association Board of directors Netherlands Museum, Holland, Michigan. Past president Grand Rapids Art Gallery. Past trustee Blodgett Hospital, Kendall Art School, Grand Rapids.
Past director Civic Players, Grand Rapids.
Born October 31, 1888