Malcolm Maclean speeches
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Malcolm Maclean speeches

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Maclean, Malcolm, 1919-2001.
Title: Malcolm Maclean speeches
Dates: circa 1966
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1847

Biographical/Historical Note

Malcolm Maclean was born in New York, New York in 1919 and moved to Savannah, Georgia with his family as a young child. After serving in the Navy from 1941 to 1952, Maclean worked as a lawyer and became active in local politics in Savannah. In 1960, he succeeded Walter Lee Mingledorff, Jr. as mayor of Savannah when Mingledorff resigned to pursue other interests. Maclean was reelected in 1962 and served as mayor until 1966.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two speeches from the end of Malcolm Maclean's term as mayor of Savannah, Georgia in 1966. The first includes Maclean's answers to questions presented by the League of Women Voters of Savannah during Maclean's unsuccessful campaign for reelection in 1966. The second is the speech that Maclean gave at the end of his mayoral term in which he lists his accomplishments.

Index Terms

League of Women Voters of Savannah-Chatham (Ga.)
Maclean, Malcolm, 1919-2001.
Savannah (Ga.)--Politics and government--20th century.
Savannah (Ga.). Mayor.
Speeches (documents)

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