Sen. John McLean (D-IL)

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John McLean

Also Known As: "John Mclean", "John Mc Lean"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 14, 1830 (39)
Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ephraim McLean and Elizabeth McLean
Husband of Susannah McLean
Father of Mary Easton; Christian Mclean; Helen McLean; Helen Margaret Mclean; Elizabeth G. Mclean and 7 others
Brother of Charles McLean; Rep. Finis Ewing McLean (Whig-KY) and Susan Howard Walker (McLean)

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About Sen. John McLean (D-IL)

John McLean, (brother of Finis Ewing McLean and uncle of James David Walker), a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born near Guilford Court House (now Greensboro), Guilford County, N.C., February 4, 1791; moved with his parents to Logan County, Ky., in 1795; pursued an academic course; moved to Illinois Territory in 1815; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Ill.; upon the admission of Illinois as a State into the Union was elected to the Fifteenth Congress and served from December 3, 1818, to March 3, 1819; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1818 to the Sixteenth Congress and for election in 1820 and 1822 to the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Congresses, respectively; member, State house of representatives 1820, 1826, 1828, and served as speaker; elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ninian Edwards and served from November 23, 1824, to March 3, 1825; was not a candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law; again elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1829, until his death in Shawneetown, Ill., October 14, 1830; interment in Westwood Cemetery, near Shawneetown, Ill.

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Sen. John McLean (D-IL)'s Timeline

1791
February 4, 1791
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
1819
June 13, 1819
Richland, Oswego, New York, United States
1821
May 19, 1821
New York, United States
1823
July 15, 1823
New York, United States
1825
July 22, 1825
Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States
1827
October 11, 1827
Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States
1829
August 25, 1829
Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States
1830
October 14, 1830
Age 39
Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois, United States
1831
September 17, 1831
Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States
1834
November 11, 1834
Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States