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Advertising agency executive

Terrence Milton MacDonald, American advertising agency executive. Recipient One Show award One Club of New York, numerous times, since 1962.


MacDonald, Terrence Milton was born on August 10, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Milton and Ruth Katherine (McLaughlin) Macdonald.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, Boston College, 1959.


Account executive Doremus & Company, Inc., Boston, 1960-1963. Creative group head BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company, Inc., 1963-1969. President, creative director Pearson and MacDonald Inc., 1969-1979.

Executive vice president, creative director Harold Cabot & Company, Inc., 1979-1981. President, creative director HBM/MacDonald, 1981-1986. Chairman, creative director MacDonald Boyd White Inc., since 1986.


  • Avocations: music (jazz). Tennis; boating; fishing. Woodcraft.


Board directors Alcoholism Information Referral, Boston, 1971-1982. Member advisory committee Greater Boston Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, since 1984. Board directors Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, Boston, 1983, member executive board, clerk, since 1985.

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1959. Member Advertising Club of Greater Boston (Hatch award 1963, 84, board directors 1974-1976, 81-84, instructor creative course since 1971, steering committee charitable trust since 1989), New England Broadcasting Association (board directors, 1st vice president 1976-1978), Boston Jazz Society Clubs: Algonquin (Boston).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music (jazz). Tennis; boating; fishing. Woodcraft.


Married Margaret Rose Kane, October 3, 1959. 1 child, Karen Ruth.

George Milton Macdonald

Ruth Katherine (McLaughlin) Macdonald

Margaret Rose Kane

Karen Ruth MacDonald