MacDonald, Harry Norman (Norm)

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MacDonald, Harry Norman (Norm)

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1915 - January 24, 1977


Norman was born in Squamish in 1915. He was the fifth of five sons (John, Alex, Scott, and Allan). He graduated from high school in Squamish around 1933.

Norm left Squamish to go east for a career in the aircraft industry from 1933 to 1944. He started out as a pontoon builder. Later, he worked as an aircraft inspector at Winnipeg, Montreal, and Amherst for the "Canadian Car and Foundary" and "MacDonald Bros Aircraft".

Norman married in Amherst in 1945. He came back to Squamish to live with his son Bill and daughters Heather (Mrs D. Tresierra) and Mrs G. Griffin. He worked in the logging industry and bought land from James Day.

In 1948, he worked for John Drenka of Howe Sound Timber. Norman began to work for Squamish Mills in 1949. He had this job until his death.

Norman died at age 61 on January 24, 1977.


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Norman was treasurer of the Howe Sound Curling Association and a member of the Squamish Golf and Country Club.

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Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Prominent Names.

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MacDonald, Scott (1897 -)

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MacDonald, Isobel (1874 - February 19, 1949)

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Isobel MacDonald is Norm MacDonald's mother.

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