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Alfred James Pollock Mcclure, American clergyman. Member American Academy Political and Social Science.; Mason.


Mcclure, Alfred James Pollock was born in 1854 in Bloomsburg, Columbia Company, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred and Rhoda Anna (Lowrie) Mcclure.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1879, A.M., 1885. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Philadelphia Division School, 1885.


Assistant Church of Mediator, Philadelphia, 1885-1886. Chaplain Episcopal Hospital, 1886-1887. Assistant Holy Trinity Church, Philadelphia, 1887-1893.

Rector All Hallows Church, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 1893-1900. Secretary and treasurer of the General Clergy Relief Fund, 1900-1917. Now head master and associate principal with daughter, Miss Abby McClure, of St. Leonards School-by-the-Sea, Ventnor, New Jersey Was secretary Pan-American Republics Organizing Committee.

Secretary 5 years Siberian Exile Petition Association and obtained nearly 1,000,000 signatures to petition to Czar of Russia asking that condition of Siberian exiles be ameliorated and which resulted in discontinuance of knouting of women and sending them to mines in Siberia.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Guide to Battlefield of Gettysburg. Steamin’ to Bells Around the Middle Sea. Co-editor of Handy Encyclopaedia and Concordance of the Bible.Illustrated 12 lectures on “The Making of the World,” also “Things Somewhat Biographical Tied Together with One String”.


Member American Academy Political and Social Science. Mason.; Clubs: Princeton (New York).


Married Louise Foster Cutter, of Calais, Maine, 1880. Children: Abby, Jay Cooke, Alfred J. Deacon, 1885, priest, 1887, Protestant Episcopal Church.

Abby Mcclure