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John Dann MacDonald, American Author. Recipient Pioneer medal Syracuse University, 1971, Edgar Grand Master award Mystery Writers American, 1972. Served with Office of Strategic Services, World World War II and lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member Mystery Writers American (president 1962), Authors Guild, P.E.N. Club.; member Explorers Club M C.

Background

MacDonald, John Dann was born on July 24, 1916 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Eugene Andrew and Marguerite Grace (Dann) Macdonald.

Education

Student, University Pennsylvania, 1936. Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1938. Master of Business Administration, Harvard Graduate School Business Administration, 1939.

Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 1978. Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), University São Paolo. Florida, 1980.

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Membership

Served with Office of Strategic Services, World World War II and lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member Mystery Writers American (president 1962), Authors Guild, P.E.N. Club. Member Explorers Club M C.

Connections

Married Dorothy Mary Prentiss, July 3, 1937. 1 son, Maynard John Prentiss.

father:
Eugene Andrew Macdonald

mother:
Marguerite Grace (Dann) Macdonald

spouse:
Dorothy Mary Prentiss