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Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B7


George Ian MacLean

Term of Office: 1928 (April 1) – 1932 (June 30)
Preceded by: George Allan Jeckell
Succeeded by: George Allan Jeckell

Born: Unknown, Dawson City, Yukon
Died: 1939 (December 16), Vancouver, British Columbia


  • He worked in Yukon administration, including as Controller from 1906 until 1913.
  • He arranged with the federal government for Yukoners to receive old age pensions.
  • With the Great Recession beginning many cost cutting measures were enacted by the federal government of Canada.  This included cutting the position of Gold Commissioner, thereby ending George MacLean's term.