Ellen Rodgers Mclean (1894 - 1949)

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Ellen Rodgers Mclean
1894 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Ellen Rodgers Mclean was born in 1894. She was born to Shaddock George Mclean and Ellen Porter Mclean, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 55 years old.

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Ellen Rodgers Mclean

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Rodgers

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Shaddock George Mclean

Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Porter Mclean

Warnambool, Australia

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Ellen Rodgers Mclean died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at 55 years of age. She was born in 1894. She was born to Shaddock George Mclean and Ellen Porter Mclean, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1894 - 1949 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Ellen Rodgers Mclean was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1903, Ellen was merely 9 years old when the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1922, she was 28 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1938, at the age of 44 years old, Ellen was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1949, in the year of Ellen Rodgers Mclean's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Shaddock George Mclean

Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Porter Mclean

Warnambool, Australia
Malcolm Douglas Mclean
1878 - 1949
Bdale, Australia
Alice Waldie Mclean

Bdale, Australia
Emily Elizabeth Mclean
1875 - 1949
Sea Lake, Australia
Barrett John Francis Mclean

Sea Lake, Australia
Elizabeth Emily Mclean

Sea Lake, Australia
Anthony John Mclean
Died: 1949
Alex, Australia
Mclean John David Mclean

Alex, Australia
Kathleen Alice Mclean
1888 - 1950
Mordialloc, Australia
Hunt Frederick William Mclean

Mordialloc, Australia
Mary Roirdan Mclean

Mordialloc, Australia
Jessie Ross Mclean
1886 - 1950
Richmond, Australia
Angus Mclean

Richmond, Australia
Isabella Mcgregor Mclean

Richmond, Australia
Charles Mclean
1882 - 1950
Ormond, Australia
James Mclean

Ormond, Australia
Mary Ross Mclean

Ormond, Australia

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Shaddock George Mclean

Warnambool, Australia
Ellen Porter Mclean

Warnambool, Australia
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Drake Hugh Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Agnes Rainey Drake

Warnambool, Australia
William Leslie Marfell
1885 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Marfell John Marfell

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Ann Thresher Marfell

Warnambool, Australia
Alb John Riches
1879 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Riches William Money Riches

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Davis Riches

Warnambool, Australia
Joseph Albert Anderson
1872 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Anderson James Anderson

Warnambool, Australia
Elizabeth England Anderson

Warnambool, Australia
Emily Jane Hornsby
1868 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Hornsby Thomas Hornsby

Warnambool, Australia
Eliza Gammon Hornsby

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Henry David Arrell
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Arrell Thomas Arrell

Warnambool, Australia
Isabella White Arrell

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