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McClory, Robert, 1908-1988


Robert McClory was born on January 31, 1908 in Riverside, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College from 1926 to 1928 and graduated from Chicago–Kent College of Law in 1932. He was admitted to the bar in 1932 and thereafter engaged in the practice of law in state and federal courts in Cook and Lake counties. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve 1933–1937. McClory was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1950 and to the Illinois Senate in 1952, 1956, and 1960. In 1963, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (1963-1983). McClory died on July 24, 1988.

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Robert McClory congressional papers

Identifier: MS-689
Overview Robert McClory (1908-1988), politician. Attended Dartmouth College from 1926-1928. The collection contains primarily printed materials related to legislation of particular interest to McClory.