McClure, David D.D., a Congregational minister, was born Nov. 18, 1748, in Newport, R. I.; graduated at Yale College in 1769; was ordained missionary to the Indians near Pittsburg, Pa., May 20, 1772. The mission was broken up by the troubles with England, and McClure became pastor in North Hampton, N. H., Nov. 13, 1776; at East Windsor, Conn., June 11, 1786, and died June 25, 1820. He was chosen trustee of Dartmouth College in 1778, and made D.D. by the same in 1800. Dr. McClure published Sermons on the Moral Law (1795, 8vo): — Memoirs of the Rev. Eleazar Wheelock. D.D., in connection with the Rev. Dr. Parish (1810): — and a number of occasional sermons and addresses, and magazine contributions. See Sprague, Annals, 2:7.