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Richard Fowler McClure

Richard Fowler McClure, American furniture company executive.


  • McClure, Richard Fowler was born on November 8, 1927 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Focht and Florence (Fowler) Medical Corps.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Michigan, 1949. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1951.


    • Marketing manager Radio Corporation of America, 1953-1958. Vice president marketing Lewisburg Chair & Furniture Company, 1958-1964. President Lewisburg division, vice president General Interior Corporation, New York City, 1964-1970, president, chief executive officer corporation, 1970-1972.

      Also director; president, chief executive officer McClure Furniture Industries, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1972-1981. President McClure & Company, Machine-Readable Cataloging International, Baltimore, 1993. Director First National Trust Bank, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors W.D. Himmelreich Memorial Library, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1960, president, 1960-1966. Board directors Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951-1953.

    Member National Association Furniture Manufacturers (vice president 1970, president 1972-1973, director), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Texas Blockhouse Hunting and Fishing Lodge, Sigma Chi. Clubs: Bucknell University Golf.


    • Married Dorothy Ann Laity, January 1, 1955. Children– Richard Fowler, Thomas Murray.
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    • 1949
      University Michigan
    • 1951
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1953 - 1958
      Marketing manager, Radio Corporation of America
    • 1958 - 1964
      vice president, marketing Lewisburg Chair & Furniture Company
    • 1964 - 1970
      president, General Interior Corporation
    • 1964 - 1970
      vice president, General Interior Corporation
    • 1972 - 1981
      president, officer McClure Furniture Industries
      Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1972 - 1981
      chief executive, officer McClure Furniture Industries
      Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1993
      president, ational
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1993
      MARC Intern, ational
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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