Boyd Alfred Donaldson

11 March 1928–23 June 1996 (Age 68)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Boyd Alfred

When Boyd Alfred Donaldson was born on 11 March 1928, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Ellis Donaldson, was 31 and his mother, Edythe Irene Baddley, was 27. He lived in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 June 1996, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ellis Donaldson
Edythe Irene Baddley
Roland Ellis Donaldson
Boyd Alfred Donaldson
Marilyn Baddley Donaldson

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1930 · Idaho City Building is built

Age 2

Construction on this historic building started in 1929 and wrapped up in 1930. It was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 due to its unique design.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Donald , often representing a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill ( see McDonald ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Boyd Donaldson in household of J Ellis Donaldson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Boyd A Donaldson in household of J Ellis Donaldson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Boyd Alfred Donaldson, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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