William Lindsey McClellan

Male7 November 1904–July 1986

Brief Life History of William Lindsey

William Lindsey McClellan was born on 7 November 1904, in Timpson, Shelby, Texas, United States. He died in July 1986, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 81.

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Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: William Lindsey McClellan - Individual or family possessions: birth: 7 November 1904; Timpson, Shelby, Texas, United States
  • William Mcclellan, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Lindsey McClellan - Government record: death: July 1986; Alabama, United States

World Events (3)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) and Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) Faolán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. See also McLellan , compare Whelan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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