Family: McLean, Congressman Donald Holman / Bitzer, Clare (F18872)

m. 1971

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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 County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1971  [1]   
    Other Spouse  Righter, Edna H. | F18871 
    Married  1909   

    Bitzer, ClareMother | Female
    Bitzer, Clare

    Died  Unknown   

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] (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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