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Title, side A
Justice John McLean 1785-1861
Text, side A
Having settled in the Ridgeville area with his father, Justice McLean, in 1799, Justice John McLean was appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1829 by President Andrew Jackson. He was best known for his anti-slavery dissenting opinion in the famous Dred Scott case. Founder of the Western Star, former Postmaster General, Congressman, and candidate for President, Justice McLean served on the Supreme Court until his death in 1861.
Location
West side of St Rt 48 next to Ridgeville Christian School, 946 E Lower Springboro Rd