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John McLean

Born: 11-Mar-1785
Birthplace: Morris County, NJ
Died: 4-Apr-1861
Location of death: Cincinnati, OH
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1829-61


[1] Previously a Democrat, then an Anti-Mason.

Father: Fergus McLain (farmer)
Mother: Sophia Blackford
Brother: William McLean
Wife: Rebecca Edwards (m. 20-Mar-1807, d. 1840, four daughters, three sons)
Wife: Sarah Bella Ludlow Garrard (dau. of Israel Ludlow, m. 2-Mar-1843)

    University: Harvard University (1806)

    US Supreme Court Justice Justice (7-Mar-1829 to 4-Apr-1861, his death)
    US Postmaster General (9-Dec-1823 to 7-Mar-1829, resigned)
    US Official Commissioner, US General Land Office (1822-23)
    Ohio State Supreme Court Justice (1816-22)
    US Congressman, Ohio 1st (4-Mar-1813 to Feb-1816, resigned)
    Law Clerk Court of Common Pleas, Hamilton County, OH (1804)
    Western Star Founder
    American Sunday School Union Honorary President (1849)
    Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences
    Freemasonry Columbus Lodge No. 30, Columbus, OH (unproven)
    Ohio State Bar Association 1807
    Irish Ancestry
    Scottish Ancestry


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