Biography of B. A. McClure
Potter County, PA Biographies

B. A. McCLURE, Coudersport, general superintendent of the Coudersport & Port Allegany Railroad, was born at Elizabeth, Allegheny Co., Penn., August 14, 1850. When he was a child his parents removed to Buffalo, N. Y., where he received his education, and in March, 1867, he became an employe of the Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland Railroad Company, and in the second year of his service with this company he became superintendent of its telegraph office. He was trainmaster on the Lehigh & Susquehanna Railroad for two and one quarter years, after which he became trainmaster on the Pittsburgh, Baltimore & Washington Railroad, in which capacity he served for two years, and afterward was assistant superintendent of the McKean & Buffalo Railroad for a period of eight years; since then he has been general superintendent of the Coudersport & Port Allegany Railroad. Affable, courteous and accommodating to the patrons of the road, he makes for it many friends, and under his able management it is in a flourishing condition, its construction and shipping departments being perfect. Mr. McClure has been married twice, and has two children: Gertrude and Fanne. He is a member of Coudersport Chapter, R. A. M., No. 263, and of St. John's Commandery, K. T., at Olean, N. Y.

History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890

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