Wilson McLain


Wilson is my grandfather. He was the son of "Bits" John T. McLain & Sarah Burke. He first married (1) Mary Jones (my grandmother) (2) Barbara Dingus. Wilson was a a policeman in Harlan County. He was killed when Frank Stevens came up behind him and took his gun and fired 5 shoots into Wilson. The police killed Frank Stevens a few days latter.  (see Fugitive Dies In Shootout; The Officer Down Memorial Page)