Alexander Grant McLean
Career in Australia
On 11 May 1842, McLean was appointed to a position on the department of the Surveyor General of New South Wales, Thomas Mitchell. McLean was appointed chief draftsman in 1856. On 12 August 1859 McLean was made acting Surveyor General by the then minister for lands, John Robertson (later Premier of New South Wales). McLean authorized the compilation of a map of New South Wales (published 1861); his work facilitated the introduction of the Robertson Land Acts. McLean was appointed Surveyor General on 1 November 1861.
Named in his honour
|Surveyor General of New South Wales
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