Robert Douglas Donald Maclean , Sir

Robert Douglas Donald Maclean , Sir

b: 1852
d: 7 FEB 1929
From New Zealand Dictionary of National Biography:

(He) was the son of Sir Donald McLean, and was born in Wellington. Educated at Auckland Grammar School and Clifton College, England, he was a prominent cyclist and rugby footballer. After serving his articles to Hart and Buckley, he read law in England and was called to the bar of the Middle Temple (1882). He did not pracitse, but devoted his attention to his propety, Maraekakaho station, Hawkes Bay, where he bred English Leicester and Lincoln sheep, shorthorn cattle and thrtoughbred horses. He won many prizes in the show ring. He was chairman of the Hawkes Bay county council and a member of the Heretaunga road board, the charitable aid board, the rabbit board, the Hawkes Bay central rivers board and the education board, and a governor of the Napier High Schools. Maclean was president of the Hawkes Bay A. and P. society and the Manawatu A. and P. association, and a councillor of the Royal Agricultural society; a prominent supporter of the Navy League, a member of the executive council of the Royal Empire Society; president of the Wellington Early Settlers' association, and the Caledonian society; and a director of the North British Freezing Co., the Hawkes Bay Farmers' Co-operative association and the New Zealand Freezing Co. He represented Napier in Parliament (1896-99), being defeated by A L D Fraser. He married (1882) a daughter of T Butler-Stoney, of Portland Park, county Tipperary. He was created a knight bachelor in 1927, and died on 7 Feb 1929.
Biography
From New Zealand Dictionary of National Biography:

(He) was the son of Sir Donald McLean, and was born in Wellington. Educated at Auckland Grammar School and Clifton College, England, he was a prominent cyclist and rugby footballer. After serving his articles to Hart and Buckley, he read law in England and was called to the bar of the Middle Temple (1882). He did not pracitse, but devoted his attention to his propety, Maraekakaho station, Hawkes Bay, where he bred English Leicester and Lincoln sheep, shorthorn cattle and thrtoughbred horses. He won many prizes in the show ring. He was chairman of the Hawkes Bay county council and a member of the Heretaunga road board, the charitable aid board, the rabbit board, the Hawkes Bay central rivers board and the education board, and a governor of the Napier High Schools. Maclean was president of the Hawkes Bay A. and P. society and the Manawatu A. and P. association, and a councillor of the Royal Agricultural society; a prominent supporter of the Navy League, a member of the executive council of the Royal Empire Society; president of the Wellington Early Settlers' association, and the Caledonian society; and a director of the North British Freezing Co., the Hawkes Bay Farmers' Co-operative association and the New Zealand Freezing Co. He represented Napier in Parliament (1896-99), being defeated by A L D Fraser. He married (1882) a daughter of T Butler-Stoney, of Portland Park, county Tipperary. He was created a knight bachelor in 1927, and died on 7 Feb 1929.
Facts
  • 1852 - Birth - ; Wellington, New Zealand
  • 7 FEB 1929 - Death -
  • Emmigration - Y
Ancestors
   
 
 
Donald Maclean , Sir
25 OCT 1820 - 5 JAN 1877
  
  
  
Margaret MacColl
- 13 NOV 1791
 
  
 
  
 
   
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Donald Maclean , Sir
Birth25 OCT 1820Kilmaluag on Tiree, one of the Inner Hebrides
Death5 JAN 1877
Marriage28 AUG 1851to Susan Douglas Strang
FatherJohn Maclean
MotherMargaret MacColl
PARENT (F) Susan Douglas Strang
Birth
Death
Marriage28 AUG 1851to Donald Maclean , Sir
FatherRobert Strang
Mother?
CHILDREN
MRobert Douglas Donald Maclean , Sir
Birth1852Wellington, New Zealand
Death7 FEB 1929