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James A. McClure
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Birth Date:December 27, 1924
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Rat - Yin
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Occupation:US Politician

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James A. McClure

Biography:James A. McClure (born December 27, 1924) is an American politician from the state of Idaho, most notably serving as a Republican in the United States Senate.

McClure was born in Payette, Idaho, and attended public schools there; upon turning 18, he joined the United States Navy, serving during World War II, from 1942 to 1946. McClure graduated from the Navy Program at the University of Idaho-Southern Branch (now Idaho State University) in 1943. After leaving the Navy, he attended the University of Idaho's College of Law, graduating in 1950.

From 1950 to 1956, he served as prosecuting attorney for Payette County, Idaho; he also served as city attorney for Payette from 1953 to 1966. During this span, he was also a member of the Idaho State Senate, serving from 1961 to 1966.

In the 1966 election, McClure ran for the U.S. House of Representatives from Idaho's 1st Congressional district. He won the race, defeating incumbent Compton I. White, Jr., and was reelected in 1968 and 1970.

In 1972, McClure ran for the Senate seat vacated by the retiring Len Jordan. In the general election he defeated the Democratic nominee, Idaho State University President William E. Davis. McClure was reelected by wide margins in 1978 and 1984.

During his time in the Senate, he served as the chairman of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources from 1981-1987. He was also chairman of the Senate Republican Conference from 1981-1985. McClure declined to stand for reelection in 1990.

After leaving the Senate, McClure became a mining consultant and lobbyist in Washington, D.C., founding the firm of McClure, Gerard and Neuenschwander; however, he continues to maintain a residence in McCall, Idaho.

Chinese Horoscope for James A. McClure
Includes characteristics and Vices
James A. McClure's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 05, 1924 - January 23, 1925
Birthday: December 27, 1924

The Rat is a Yin,
and is the First sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Intellectual Skill
Thirst for Power

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

James A. McClure's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: December 27, 1924

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

James A. McClure's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: December 27, 1924

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

James A. McClure's Growth Tarot Card Death

Birthday: December 27, 2017

Changes: the end of the old and the birth of the new.




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