John McLean

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Birthday
11, 1785
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 4, 1861 (76)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1785
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 4, 1861 (76)

About

Served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1829 to 1861.

Before Fame

He founded a weekly newspaper called The Western Star in 1807.

Trivia

He was known as The Politician on the Supreme Court for his associations with every political party.

Family Life

He was the son of Ferguson McLean and Sophia Blackford. He had a son named Nathaniel with wife Bella Ludlow.

Associated With

He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Andrew Jackson.