MacDonald, Scott

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MacDonald, Scott

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Dates of existence

1897 -

History

Scott MacDonald was born in 1897 30 miles outside of Halifax in Nova Scotia. In 1912, he arrived in Squamish with his parents Duncan and Isobel MacDonald and his three brothers Alex, John, and Allen. In 1915 his forth brother Norman was born. They settled where Jimmie Niel's farm was.

In 1913 he was hired as a faller for the "French Boys". He would also be a high rigger at various logging camps and work for public works building a road to Upper Squamish.

On December 23, 1926 he married Mildred Schoonover and they lived in the PGE shop houses. He worked for the PGE as a trainman from 1928 to 1926 when he retired after 28 years of service. Scott and Mildred have also lived in the Schoonover's log cabin and 38890 Bowen Avenue.

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Nova Scotia, Squamish

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Mandates/sources of authority

"District of Squamish Honors Senior Citizens". Squamish Citizen. June 11, 1970.

MacDonald, Mildred. Interview. July 10, 1984.

MacDonald, Scott and Mildred. Interview. June 17, 1983.

Squamish Times. November 14 1963, page 4.

Westworld Magazine. March 1983.

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Shoonover, Charles Sherman (? - January 22, 1956)

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CS01

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family

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Charles Sherman Schoonover is Scott MacDonald's father-in-law.

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MacDonald, Mildred (January 3, 1902 -)

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MM01

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family

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Married

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Schoonover, Elvira (January 7, 1877 - April 15, 1958)

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ES01

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family

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Elvira Schoonover was Scott MacDonald's mother-in-law

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MacDonald, Harry Norman (Norm) (1915 - January 24, 1977)

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NM01

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family

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MacDonald, Isobel (1874 - February 19, 1949)

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IM01

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family

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Isobel MacDonald is Scott MacDonald's mother.

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