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Donald Walter Macdonald
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CA EDM MS-690-2
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1929, n.d. (Creation)
- Macdonald, Donald Walter
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Donald Walter Macdonald was born about 1865 to Mary Ann Ketchum and Donald Macdonald in Orangeville, Ontario. He came to Western Canada around 1884.
He married Lucy Dulmage around 1893 in Edmonton - they had two children, Donald and Katherine. Donald (Sr) worked as a druggist in Edmonton. Lucy Dulmage Macdonald died 28 Apr 1901.
Donald Walter Macdonald married Myra Edith Kerr, daughter of Senator William and Myra Field Kerr, on 28 Jun 1905 in Cobourg, Ontario. The wedding was a grand affair with over 400 people attending, including Sir Wilfred and Lady Laurier. The couple returned to Edmonton and they had three children - Kathleen, Garth, and D'Arcy.
Donald Walter Macdonald died 25 Dec 1921 in Edmonton.
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The series consists of writings by Donald Walter Macdonald.
File 1: Personal papers
- poem, 'Bugaboo, Bogey and I' by Donald Mack, n.d.,
- newspaper article, 'A Tale of Two Lawyers' by Donald Mack, Edmonton Journal, May 10, 1929, p. 4 (o/s folder in map cabinet).
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Accession number: A97-140
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City of Edmonton Archives
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