George P. McLean Collection

A collection of research materials regarding George P. McLean (1857 – 1932) and the George P. McLean Fund. The McLean Fund created and supports the McLean Home, a healthcare facility in Simsbury, and the McLean Game Refuge, a 4,400 acre wildlife sanctuary in Simsbury and Granby Connecticut (As of Jun 9, 2022, and

This collection contains resources and works created from 1852 to 2001 that are related to his family, work and legacy. George P. McLean held the following offices:

  • Representative, CT General Assembly, 1883 – 1885
  • Senator, CT General Assembly, 1886 – 1888
  • United States District Attorney, 1892 – 1896
  • Governor of the State of CT, 1901 – 1903
  • United States Senator, 1911 – 1929

He is buried in Simsbury Cemetery and his home is now the Governor’s House, a separate healthcare facility in Simsbury.

Finding Aid - George P. McLean

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