|Lord Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean, Baron Maclean, KT, GCVO, KBE|
Born in 1916, Sir Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean succeeded as the twentyseventh Chief of the Clan Maclean and 11th hereditary Baronet of Morvern in 1936, upon the death of his grandfather, Sir Fitzroy Donald Maclean—who had outlived his son Major Hector Fitzroy Maclean, Sir Charles' father. A respected leader and public servant, Lord Maclean was ever committed to the preparing future generations for service.
In 1971, Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean was appointed Lord Chamberlain to Elizabeth II, a post he held until 1984. As Lord Chamberlain, Sir Maclean's responsibilities included organizing all royal weddings--including that of Princess Anne to Captain Mark Phillips and Prince Charles to Diana Spencer.
Despite his honors and public service, Sir Charles Maclean was most passionate about preparing the next generation for their service to family and country. From 1956 until 1975, Sir Charles Maclean served as Chief Scout of the British Commonwealth, and in 1967 was awarded the Bronze Wolf for his contributions and improvements to the world of scouting. Sir Maclean is also remembered as a writer of childrens' books.
Lord Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean, Baron Maclean, or "Chips" as he was known to those close to him, passed away on the 8th of February, 1990.