Macdonald, Donald Alexander


Macdonald, Donald Alexander
(1816-1896)
   Born in St. Raphael's, Quebec. Engaged in business as railway contractor. Represented Glengarry in the Assembly of Canada, 1857-1867, and after Confederation in the House of Commons, 1867-1875. Postmaster-general in the Mackenzie administration, 1873-1878; lieutenant-governor of Ontario, 1875-1880. After his retirement lived at Montreal.
   Bib.: Read, Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada.

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