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Allan McLean

03 February 1840 (Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland)
13 July 1911
Charles and Anne.

Religion: Catholic

Marital Status: (1) 1866 Stratford, Margaret B. Shinnock; 5s. 2d.; (2) 1885 Port Melbourne, Mrs McArthur, nee Linton

Private tutors and State school Tarraville

Stock and station agent

Arrived Port Phillip 1842 and went to Gippsland where his father was a grazier; briefly on staff Gippsland Times and c1870 held a sheep station, the Lowlands, near Sale; founded A. McLean & Co., stock and station agents at Maffra 1872, partnered by brother Norman and later his son; joined by Matthew Macalister 1886; branches formed in many centres; the Melbourne firm, McLean, Macalister & Company was eventually taken over by Aust. Mercantile Land and Finance Company Took a leading part in establishing Municipal Association of Vic. and the sugar-beet factory at Maffra. Director Perpetual Trustees Co.

Maffra shire councillor 1873-1880, president three times
Liberal Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyNorth Gippsland1 May 18801 March 1889
Legislative AssemblyGippsland North1 March 18891 May 1901Resigned

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
ohn Rickard, 'McLean, Allan (1840–1911)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mclean-allan-7413/text12895, published first in hardcopy 1986, accessed online 20 May 2019.

Last updated: 20th May 2019