Arthur F. McClure II

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Dr. Arthur F. McClure II received his Ph.D. in history at KU in 1966. He went on to become a distinguished author, historian, teacher, and public servant. McClure has many published works such as his first book, The Truman Administration and the Problems of Postwar Labor, 1945-1948.McClure mentored many students as a professor of History and Anthropology at Central Missouri State University. During that time he directed and organized the Central Archives at the National Archives in Washington D.C. McClure showed energetic involvement in Warrensburg, Missouri community efforts in activities such as the Historic Preservation Committee, Meals on Wheels, Youth Service Program, and his Church.

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