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Furniture company executive

Richard Fowler McClure, American furniture company executive.

Background

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 of Michigan, 1949;Master of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1951.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Dorothy Ann Laity, January 1, 1955. Children– Richard Fowler, Thomas Murray.

father:
James Focht Corps

mother:
Florence (Fowler) Medical Corps

spouse:
Dorothy Ann Laity

child:
Richard Fowler McClure

child:
Thomas Murray McClure