Donald A. McLean

27 July 1882–18 January 1953 (Age 70)
Stanton, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

The Life of Donald A.

When Donald A. McLean was born on 27 July 1882, in Stanton, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, his father, Donald A McLean, was 36 and his mother, Mary Jane Parker, was 31. He married Lenora I Dexter on 22 February 1903, in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years and Encinitas Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1953, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Donald A. McLean
Lenora I Dexter
Marriage: 22 February 1903
Warner D. Mclean
Lois Eloise Mclean
Frederick Donald McLean

Spouse and Children

22 February 1903
Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Donald A McLean


    Mary Jane Parker




    Warren D. Mclean


    Walter Joseph Mclean


    Wilbur Mclean



World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eathain, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) John’. The family bearing this name were chieftains in several islands of the Inner Hebrides.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eóin, cognate with 1, from a different Gaelic form of Johannes (John). Compare McGlone .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald A Mclean Jr. in household of Donald A Mclean, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Donald A Mclean, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald A Mclam, "United States Census, 1920"

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