Donald John MacDonald

13 November 1916–1987 (Age 70)
North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Donald John

When Donald John MacDonald was born on 13 November 1916, in North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Donald Ewen MacDonald, was 55 and his mother, Catherine MacDonald, was 41. He died in 1987, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Donald Ewen MacDonald
Catherine MacDonald
Donald MacDonald
Mary MacDonald
John Gunn Macdonald
Ann MacDonald
Nancy MacDonald
Donald John MacDonald

Parents and Siblings

    Donald Ewen MacDonald


    Catherine MacDonald




    Donald MacDonald


    Mary MacDonald



    Ann MacDonald



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World Events (8)


Age 2

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1919 · Battle of George Square

Age 3

A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.
1938 · The Empire Exhibition, Scotland is held at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.

Age 22

The Empire Exhibition was an international exposition held from May to December 1938 and offered a chance to showcase and boost the economy of Scotland. It also marked fifty years since Glasgow's first great exhibition held in 1888.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDonald .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Donald John MacDonald - birth: 13 November 1916; North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland
  • Legacy NFS Source: Donald John MacDonald - birth: 13 November 1916; North Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland

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