ROY JAMES (JACK) MCLEAN
Roy James (Jack) McLean, professor emeritus
of physical and health education, died on December 6, 1986. He
Professor McLean was born on February 11, 1897,
in Austin, Texas. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees at
The University of Texas at Austin in 1917 and 1923, respectively.
He joined the faculty of the University in
1920, where he taught until 1967, when he retired. As the UT Austin
cross-country coach, he trained student athletes who won six Southwest
Conference championships from 1920 to 1933. He also introduced
weightlifting at the University, and from 1959 to 1967 trained
students who became national champions in the sport.
In 1983 Professor McLean endowed the Roy J.
McLean Centennial Fellowship in Sports History.
he Hispanic American Historical Review
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council
web site on May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can
be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.