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Charles Alfred Maguire
Charles Magure
(May 24, 1875 – October 14, 1949) was mayor of Toronto from 1922-1923.
Charles Alfred Maguire was born in Toronto, the son of James Maguire and Elizabeth Brown.
Maguire worked in an insurance company (Maguie & Company) and was the vice-president of the Hydro-Electric Railway Association before he entered politics. He was first elected an alderman for Ward Three in the year 1909 and reelected in 1910,1911,1912,1914,1915,1916 and 1917. In 1912 he was city controller for part of the year. He as reelected in 1918, 1919, 1920 and 1921. Then on December 21, 1921 he was elected by acclamation mayor of Toronto. His program included building hydro radials, building of a railway viaduct on the water front, low tax rates, street extensions and city improvement.
In 1923 Robert John Fleming contested Maguire for mayor. Maguire was reelected.

John Arthur Maguire
John Maguire
(1870–1939) was a Nebraska Democratic politician.
He was born near Elizabeth, Illinois on November 29, 1870 and moved to the Dakota Territory in 1882 with his parents settling near what is now Plankinton, South Dakota. He graduated from Plankinton High School in 1889 and attended the Agricultural College in Brookings, South Dakota from 1890 to 1893. He graduated from the Iowa State College of Agriculture (now Iowa State University) at Ames, Iowa in 1893 and the law department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1899.
He was deputy treasurer of Lancaster County, Nebraska from 1899 to 1901, also passing the bar in 1899. He set up practice in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1902. He was a delegate to the 1904 Democratic National Convention and the secretary to the Democratic State committee in 1905.
He was elected in 1909 to the Sixty-first United States Congress and reelected to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses. He ran unsuccessfully for reelection in 1914, returning then to his practice of law in Lincoln. He was appointed a municipal judge on January 1, 1938 and died on July 1, 1939. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Lincoln.

James G. Maguire
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Sponsored the Maguire Act of 1895.
Born February 22, 1853
Boston, Massachusetts
Died June 20, 1920
San Francisco
Occupation U.S. Representative from San Francisco
James George Maguire (February 22, 1853 – June 20, 1920) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Maguire moved with his parents to California in February 1854. He attended the public schools of Watsonville in Santa Cruz County and the private academy of Joseph K. Fallon. Maguire served as a member of the California State Assembly from 1875 to 1877, one of 20 members from the five San Francisco districts. He studied law and was admitted to the Bar by the Supreme Court of California in January 1878, commencing practice in San Francisco. McGuire then served as a judge of the Superior Court of the city and county of San Francisco from 1882 to 1888, before being elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, and Fifty-fifth Congresses from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1899.
In the 1898 state elections, Maguire unsuccessful ran as the Democratic candidate for Governor of California, losing to Republican Henry Gage. After the election, he did not seek reelection to the U.S. House.
Maguire resumed his law practice in San Francisco, where he died on June 20, 1920. He is interred at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Tobias Vincent “Tobey” Maguire
Tobey Maguire
(born June 27, 1975) is an American actor and producer. He began his career in the late 1980s. While perhaps best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy (2002–2007), he has also appeared in films such as Pleasantville (1998), Ride with the Devil (1999), The Cider House Rules (1999), Wonder Boys (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), The Good German (2006), Tropic Thunder (2008), and Brothers (2009). He has been nominated for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards and received two Saturn Awards, including one for Best Actor.