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James Vernon McClintic (September 8, 1878 – April 22, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma.

Born near Bremond, Texas, McClintic moved with his parents to Groesbeck, Texas, in 1880. He attended public schools and AddRan University (now Texas Christian University) in Fort Worth.

McClintic accepted a position with a wholesale dry-goods company in St. Louis, Missouri in 1901. In 1902, he became a traveling salesman. Later, McClintic moved to Snyder, Oklahoma Territory, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits. He then homesteaded a farm in Texas County.

After returning to Snyder, McClintic was elected city clerk in 1908. One year later, he served as clerk of Kiowa County, Oklahoma in 1909. When the southern portion of Kiowa County broke away to form Swanson County, with Snyder as its county seat, McClintic was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He served as Swanson County's representative from January 3, 1911 to until the dissolution of the county on June 27 of that year. He served in the Oklahoma Senate in 1913 and 1914.

He studied law at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and was admitted to the bar in 1928 and licensed to practice in all the courts of Oklahoma.

McClintic was elected as a Democrat to the 64th Congress and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915–January 3, 1935). During the 65th Congress, he served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings. He failed to receive the his party's nomination in 1934.

From 1935 to 1940, McClintic was the executive assistant to the Governor of Oklahoma. He then serves as an administrative assistant in the District of Columbia Department of Vehicles and Traffic in 1940 and 1941.

McClintic once again attempted to secure a Democratic Party nomination to fill a vacancy in the 67th Congress, but was again unsuccessful. However, he returned to Washington as special assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, serving from 1941 to 1944. He then served as member of the Readjustment Division of the War Department in 1944 and 1945.

After 1945, McClintic resumed the practice of law. He died April 22, 1948, on a train in the vicinity of Chicago, Illinois. He was interred in Rose Hill Cemetery in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.




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