Mary Anne MacLeod Trump

Brief Life History of Mary Anne

Mary Anne Trump (née Mary Anne MacLeod, Scottish Gaelic: Màiri Anna NicLeòid; May 10, 1912 – August 7, 2000) was the Scottish-born American mother of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Born in Tong, Scotland to Malcolm and Mary (Smith) MacLeod and hailing from the Outer Hebrides, she emigrated to the US in 1930 departing Glasgow on May 2nd on the ship RMS Transylvania, arriving at Ellis Island on May 11th, 1 day after her 18th birthday. After arriving in America, she worked as a domestic servant. She married Frederick Christ Trump on January 8th, 1936 in New York City, becoming a US citizen on March 10, 1942. As the wife of real estate developer Fred Trump she raised five children and engaged in philanthropic activities in the New York area. Along with parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, son: Frederick Trump Jr, and 8 siblings: Malcolm, Donald, Christina, William, Katie, Annie, Mary, and Alexander. Surviving are 4 children and their spouses.

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Frederick Trump
Mary Anne MacLeod Trump
Marriage: 8 January 1936
Hon. Maryanne Trump
Frederick Christ Trump, Jr.
Robert Stewart Trump

Sources (27)

  • Mary Trump, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.


Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McLeod .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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