Family: McLean, Congressman Donald Holman / Righter, Edna H. (F18871)

m. 1909


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  • McLean, Congressman Donald HolmanFather | Male
    McLean, Congressman Donald Holman

    Born  18 Mar 1884  Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Aug 1975  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Cremated    Vail Memorial Cemetery, Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1909  [1]   
    Other Spouse  Bitzer, Clare | F18872 
    Married  1971   
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    Righter, Edna H.Mother | Female
    Righter, Edna H.

    Born  22 Oct 1882  Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Sep 1969   
    Buried    Vail Memorial Cemetery, Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Righter, William J. | F2842 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sackett, Josephine Finley | F2842 Group Sheet 

    McLean, Donald Holman Jr.Child 1 | Male
    + McLean, Donald Holman Jr.

    Born  12 Nov 1910  Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Sep 1984  Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Phillips Academy Cemetery, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lamb, Martha | F18876 
    Married     

    McLean, Edward RighterChild 2 | Male
    + McLean, Edward Righter

    Born  11 Jul 1916  Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jul 2008  Greenville, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Beyea, Nancy Dorrance | F18873 
    Married  5 Aug 1944  Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

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    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 3 Sep 2018.
      The Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont), 20 Aug 1975, Wed, Main Edition, Page 4

      Former Rep. McLean Of New Jersey Dies

      NORTH HERO - Donald R. McLean, a former member of the U.S. C6ngress, of Elizabeth, N.J., and North Hero, died at the Fanny Allen Hospital, Colchester, early Tuesday morning.

      A graduate of George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C.. he was active in law and politics until his retirement at the age of 84.

      McLean served six consecutive terms in the House of Representatives from New Jersey after his election in 1932. He resigned to accept an appointment as Union County prosecutor and in 1945, was named to a judgeship on the former Court of Errors and Appeals, which subsequently became the Superior Court.

      He left the bench to resume his law practice in 1954 and retired seven years ago.

      He was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Elizabeth. N.J.. and was a founder of the Elizabeth Rotary Club. He was born in 1884 in Paterson.N J.

      He married Edna Righter in 1909; she died in 1969.

      He married Clare Bitzer in 1971.

      He leaves his wife. Clare; two sons, Donald R. McLean, president of the Lahey Clinic in Boston, and Edward R. McLean of Wilmington, Del.; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

      A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Elizabeth. N.J. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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