James E. “Doc” McClellan, a Frederick veterinarian who served 16 years in the Maryland House of Delegates, died Saturday at Buckingham's Choice Retirement Community in Adamstown. He was 90.
A daughter, Terry McArthur of Frederick, said her father died in his sleep and that the cause of death had not been established.
Born in Frederick, he was the son of Dr. J. Bernard McClellan, also a veterinarian, and his wife, Edna Davis.
He was a graduate of Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va. His studies at Georgetown University were interrupted by his service in the Army during World War II.
He fought in an infantry unit in France, Belgium and...