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Memorable Manitobans: Gerald Doull “Gerry” Macdonald (1930-2016)


Born at Winnipeg on 2 December 1930, he graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Manitoba in 1953. He was a founding partner of the firm of Ward and Macdonald and later MCM (Macdonald Cockburn McFeetors) Architects. In 1979, he was named a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He died at Winnipeg on 21 April 2016.

See also:

Manitoba Business: Prain and Ward / Ward and Macdonald / Macdonald, Cockburn, McLeod, and McFeetors / MCM Architects


“Willis officially opens Vincent Massey School,” Brandon Sun, 1 December 1960, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 April 2016.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 December 2021

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