Lamb, Martha

Lamb, Martha

Female 1916 - 1989  (72 years)

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  • Name Lamb, Martha  [1
    Born 8 Jul 1916  Stanstead, Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Estrie, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Mar 1989  Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Phillips Academy Cemetery, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I50112  Sackett
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2018 

    Family McLean, Donald Holman Jr.,   b. 12 Nov 1910, Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1984, Burlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
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    Last Modified 3 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F18876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jul 1916 - Stanstead, Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality, Estrie, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1989 - Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 3 Sep 2018.
      The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 14 Sep 1984, Fri, Page 20

      Donald McLean, was president of Lahey Clinic, Phillips trustees

      ANDOVER - Donald H. McLean Jr. of Andover, former president of the board of trustees at Phillips Academy and former president of Lahey Clinic, died Wednesday in Lahey Clinic. He was 73.

      A memorial service will be conducted in Cochran Chapel of Phillips Academy. Andover. on Sunday at 2 p.m.

      He was president of the Lahey Clinic for a decade, until 1975, and led the Phillips Academy trustees from 1968 to 1981.

      Born In Elizabeth, N.J.. he graduated from Phillips Academy, Amherst College and Yale Law School. In 1977, he was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from Amherst for his work In education and philanthropy. He served in the Army during World War II.

      In 1952 he became a special associate of John D. Rockefeller 3d, developing cultural and educational programs in Japan and southeast Asia under the terms of the peace treaty between the United States and Japan. He was instrumental in formation of the Agricultural Development Council, the population council in the International House of Japan and the International Center in New Delhi, and the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation in Manila.

      In 1965 he became president of the Lahey Clinic Foundation in Boston and in the next 10 years reorganized its structure and directed its relocation to Burlington.

      As a charter trustee at Phillips Academy in 1958 he led a campaign to raise $6,060,000. the largest goal ever set by a secondary school up to that time. During his tenure as president of the board, the school became coeducational, celebrated its bicentennial and raised $50,610,000.

      After graduation, from law school, he served with the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a New Deal agency, and later joined the New York law firm of Mill-bank, Tweed & Hope, where he practiced until 1942.

      During much of his lifetime he and his family lived in Summit, N.J.. where he was active in civic affairs, particularly as president of the board of trustees of Overlook Hospital. He also played an important role in the reorganization of The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

      He served on visiting committees for the Harvard School of Public Administration (then the Littauer School) and the Harvard Business School. In addition he was a trustee of Massachusetts Financial Services from 1975 until 1982.

      He leaves his wife, Martha (Lamb); and four children, Donald H. 3d of Denver, Colo., Ruth Lizotte of Silverton, Ore., John A. of Yarmouth, Maine, and Barbara O'Neil of Lincoln; a brother, Edward R. of Greenville, Del.; and eight grandchildren.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 3 Sep 2018.
      Memorial ID 93062205
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93062205

      Martha Lamb McLean
      Birth 1916
      Death 1989 (aged 72?73)
      Burial
      Phillips Academy Cemetery
      Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith


    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 3 Sep 2018.
      The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 27 Mar 1989, Mon, Page 23

      Martha McLean, 72

      Was landscape, portrait painter Martha L. (Lamb) McLean, acclaimed painter of natural landscapes and portaits (sic), died of heart failure Friday in her Andover home. She was 72.

      Born in Montreal, Mrs. McLean formerly lived in Summit, N.J., and in Brookline. She was the widow of Donald. H. McLean Jr., former president of the Lahey Clinic Foundation and of the board of trustees of Phillips Academy, Andover.

      Mrs. McLean was a member of the Ladies Committee of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Garden Club in Summit, and the American Garden Club. She was affiliated with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Arts Students League of New York.

      She leaves two sons, Donald H. 3d of San Clemente, Calif., and John A. of Charlotte. N.C.; two daughters, Ruth Lizotte of Silverton, Ore,, and Barbara O'Neil of Lincoln; and nine grandchildren.

      A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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