Robert McClintock was born in Westchester, Chester
County, Pennsylvania, January 31, 1849. His family took up
residence in Philadelphia, Pa., when he was three years of age, and
two years later moved to Catassaqua, Lehigh County, Pa. The
family moved later to Ohio and finally to California, Mo. Mr.
McClintock managed to secure an education amid all these changes among
the common schools of his various places of residence.
He came to this town in 1865 by steamer from
St. Louis. For eleven years he was employed by a local
mercantile firm, and in 1876 he started in the restaurant
business. He has been engaged in that business continuously
since that time in various parts of the city, and is now located near
the intersection of Walnut and Twelfth Streets.
Mr. McClintock was married in Warrensburg,
Mo., in 1875, his wife being Miss Mary H. Sharp, of Warrensburg.
They have two children, Robert S. and Mary Agnes, the former having
been established in the restaurant business by his father on Walnut
Despite the demands of his large business,
Mr. McClintock has always taken an active interest in all movements
tending to the city's welfare and advancement, and has done much to
make the town.