MacLean, Alex

6 Jun 1927

Alex MacLean, a native of this county, was struck by a logging train at Kerry, Oregon, June 6 and killed.  He had been woods superintendent of the Ostrander Railway and Timber Co.,  Kelso Washington, for twelve years and had gone to Oregon only a few months before meeting his death.  He was considered one of the most expert and experienced loggers on the coast, and he enjoyed the confidence and friendship of his employers and a host of friends. Deceased was forty five years of age, and was born at Georgeville, Antigonish county.  He is survived by his wife, one daughter Eunice, attending college in Tacoma, three brothers, John in Portland, Kenneth in Houghton, Me., and Angus in Georgeville; and two sisters, Mrs. Dan A. MacDonald, Lakevale and Mrs. Angus MacNeil, Antigonish.  The funeral took place in Kelso, after requiem mass at St. Mary’s church.