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Daniel Joseph Mac Donald

Canada government official.

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

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