JAMES C. McCLURE, M.D.
One of the young, promising physicians and surgeons of Lindsay, California, is Dr. James C. McClure, who came to
the city about the beginning of the year 1924. He was born in Alpena, Michigan, September 22, 1896, son of John
and Marian (Munro) McClure. He was educated in the Alpena high school and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
In 1922 he was a member of the graduating class in the medical department of the last named institution, having
spent six years in a thorough preparation for the practice of medicine.
While in college Dr. McClure acquired considerable notoriety as an athlete, especially in wrestling. In 1918 he
was the champion lightweight wrestler in the university. He is a member of the Phi Chi Medical fraternity, which
he joined while a student, and has won a membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha National honorary society. He also
belongs to the Tulare county, California State and American Medical Associations.
Upon receiving his degree of M.D., Dr. McClure came to California and practiced in Fresno for about a year. He
then located in Lindsay, where he has formed many acquaintances and is on the road to a successful practice. The
Doctor is associated in practice with Dr. E. R. Scarboro, who is also a young man of ability.
In 1923 Dr. McClure was married to Miss Florence R. Williams, a native of Oroville, California, and an accomplished
young woman. He is a republican in politics and belongs to the Congregational church. He is a member of the Masonic
fraternity, which is the only secret order to claim his allegiance.
History of Tulare County, California
By: Kathleen Edwards Small
Kings County, California
By: J. Larry Smith
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
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