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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.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Michigan, 1949;Master of Business Administration, University of 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, General Interior Corporation, 1970-1972;also director. President, chief Executive officer, McClure Furniture Industries, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1972-1981;president, McClure & Company, Lewisburgpresident, Machine-Readable Cataloging International, Baltimore, 1993. Director First National Trust Bank, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.


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.

James Focht Corps

Florence (Fowler) Medical Corps

Dorothy Ann Laity

Richard Fowler McClure

Thomas Murray McClure