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Gen Thomas Jefferson McKean
Birth: Aug. 21, 1810
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1870
Marion
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Born in Burlington, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1831 and served as an officer in the 4th Infantry during the Mexican War. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a US Army paymaster when appointed a Brigadier General in November, 1861. He served in the Mississippi campaign and participated in the Battle of Corinth. From 1863 to 1864, he was in command of the northeast district of Missouri and district of Kansas. In September 1864, he was appointed chief of cavalry on the Gulf of Mexico and commanded the western district of Florida. For meritorious service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he settled in Iowa, engaged in farming and was a delegate to the Chicago National Republican convention in 1868. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert McKean (1784 - 1827)
 
 Siblings:
  Allen McKean (1808 - 1886)*
  Thomas Jefferson McKean (1810 - 1870)
  Noah Wilson McKean (1814 - 1889)*
  Andrew Jackson McKean (1818 - 1899)*
  James S McKean (1819 - 1852)*
  Robert H McKean (1825 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Shade Cemetery
Marion
Linn County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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