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Samuel Sidney McClure




"Did you expect to to carry a pig and thorne stick with me?" McClure answering a society matrons surprise that he was an Irish-American



Samuel Sidney McClure: (1857-1949)) American editor and publisher. Born in County Antrim, Ireland. McClure emigrated to America as a boy. In 1884 he established the McClure’s, the first newspaper syndicate in the United States. In 1893, he founded McClure's Magazine and, as editor, made it a great success, particularly during the era of the muckrakers, when it published the articles of many of the journalistic leaders of the muckraking movement