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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Cromwell McDonald (1879-1917)

Click to enlargeGrain dealer, MLA (1914-1915).

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

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1915.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

Page revised: 31 January 2010

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