JOHN McGUIRE was born in Ireland, County of Longford, in 1846. He came to the United States in 1854, and came to Alcona County in 1866 and worked at lumbering with Colin Campbell. He commenced business in Alcona at hotel-keeping, in 1875, in his own house. He was married to Isabella McLaughlin at Au Sable, in 1877, and has a family of two boys and four girls. He continues hotel-keeping at the same stand. He was elected treasurer in 1880 and supervisor in 1881, which offices he filled to entire satisfaction.
(Bibliography: “History of the Lake Huron Shore and Its People with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Pioneers”, 1883, Chicago, Page 278)