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George Payne Mclean

Born on 1857, died in 1932.
State: Connecticut.
Senate Years of Service: From 1911 to 1929.
Party: Republican.
Member: Senator.

  • A Senator from Connecticut.
  • Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., October 7, 1857.
  • Attended the common schools.
  • Studied law.
  • Admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced practice in Hartford, Conn.
  • Member, State house of representatives 1883-1884.
  • Member of the commission to revise the Connecticut statutes 1885.
  • Member, State senate 1886-1888.
  • United States district attorney for Connecticut 1892-1896.
  • Resumed the practice of law in Hartford.
  • Governor of Connecticut 1901-1903.
  • Elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1911.
  • Reelected in 1916 and again in 1922 and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1929.
  • Declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1928.
  • Chairman, Committee on Forest Reservations and Game Protection (Sixty-second and Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Banking and Currency (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Manufactures (Seventieth Congress).
  • Resumed the practice of law in Hartford, Conn.
  • Died in Simsbury, Conn., June 6, 1932.

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  • Article Name: Mclean, George Payne
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  • Description: Senator. A Senator from Connecticut. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., October 7, 1857. Attended the common [...]

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