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Daniel Joseph Mac Donald

Daniel Joseph Mac Donald, Canada government official. Recipient confederation Centennial medal, 1973; honorary colonel Prince Edward Island Regiment. Member South Lake School Board, 1960’s.; Served with Canada Army, 1940-1945; Member War Amputations Canada, Royal Canada Legion (past branch president). Liberal.


  • Donald, Daniel Joseph Mac was born on July 23, 1918 in Bothwell, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Son of Daniel Lauchlin and Elizabeth Margaret (Fisher) MacDonald.

  • Education

    • Student Bothwell schools.


    • Engaged in farming, Bothwell, 1938-1940, 45-80. President local Cooperative Association, 1955-1960. Member Legislation Assembly for First Kings, 1962-1972.

      Minister of agriculture and forestry, 1966-1972. Member Parliament for Cardigan, 1972-1980. Minister veterans affairs, 1972-1980.


    Party affiliation: liberal


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member South Lake School Board, 1960’s. Served with Canada Army, 1940-1945. Member War Amputations Canada, Royal Canada Legion (past branch president).

    Liberal.; Clubs: Lions, Knights of Columbus.


    • Married Pauline Peters, November 13, 1946. Children: Blair, Heather, Gail, Daniel, Leo, Walter, Gloria.
    • father: Daniel Lauchlin MacDonald
    • mother: Elizabeth Margaret (Fisher) MacDonald
    • spouse: Pauline Peters
    • children: Blair Donald
    • Heather Donald
    • Gail Donald
    • Daniel Donald
    • Leo Donald
    • Walter Donald
    • Gloria Donald
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    Born July 23, 1918
    Died September 30, 1980
    (aged 62)