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John Allan Maclean

John Allan Maclean, American manufacturer executive. Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (president 1970-1971, director), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi.


  • Maclean, John Allan was born on March 29, 1912 in Maxton, North Carolina, United States. Son of Sylvester Brown and Florence (Wooten) MacLachlan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1933, Master of Science, 1936. Doctor of Science, Tri-State College, 1972.


    • Instructor mechanic engineering U. North Carolina, 1934-1936. Assistant professor aero. engineering U. Notre Dame, 1936-1940. Successively senior engineer, quality manager, assistant aircraft manager, director industrial relations, general manager automotive products Bendix products div.

      Bendix Aviation corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1940-1957, assistant group executive, 1957-1959. Director Dodge Manufacturing Corporation (merged with Reliance Electric Company 1967 and now a div.), Mishawaka, Indiana, 1956-1957, president, 1959-1974. Vice-president, director Reliance Electric Company, 1967-1974.

      Director 1st Bank & Trust Company, South Bend, Indiana Bell Telephone Сompany, Aro Corporation, Gladding Corporation, Sibley Machine & Foundry Corporation, Northern Indiana Public Service Company, J.H. Fenner & Company, Hull, England.


    • Contributor articles aero. journals.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Indiana Chamber of Commerce (president 1970-1971, director), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi.


    • Married Gladys Wilkie, July 4, 1930. Children: Jane Sherrill, Ann Wilkie.
    • father: Sylvester Brown MacLachlan.
    • mother: Florence (Wooten) MacLachlan.
    • spouse: Gladys Wilkie
    • children: Jane Sherrill Maclean
    • Ann Wilkie Maclean
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    Died 1982
    (aged 69)