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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Cromwell McDonald (1879-1917)

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Donald Cromwell McDonald
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Grain dealer, MLA (1914-1915).

Born in Bruce County, Ontario on 17 November 1879, son of Roger McDonald and Mary Cameron, he was educated at Port Elgin and Owen Sound. On 1 July 1908, he married Nellie McDonald (?-?) of Russell. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature as member for Russell in 1914, the same year as he served as Mayor of Russell. He died at Winnipeg on 3 October 1917.


The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1915.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 June 2018

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