Mr Donald Peter MACDONALD (1886 - 1962)**
- Date of Birth: 03/08/1886
- Place of Birth: London, England
- Date of Death: 03/11/1962
- Place of Death: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||10 May 1941||29 Mar 1947||5yr(s) 10mth(s) 20day(s)|
|Member for Mosman||10 May 1941||24 Apr 1944||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)|
33rd (1941 - 1944)
|Member for Mosman||26 May 1944||29 Mar 1947||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 4day(s)|
34th (1944 - 1947)
Political Party Activity
Independent; critical of United Australia Party links with big business, formed the political reference league in 1944 as a basis for centre party.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Minister of Religion. Educated at Newington College; University of Sydney and Glasgow, MA; ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911; called to Minard; returned to New South Wales, served at Coonamble, Gilgandra and Ultimo before being called to Scots' Kirk at Mosman in 1915; granted leave of absence, member of Manpower Directorate Advisory committee in 1940; after 1947 defeat, retired to a grazing property near Mudgee; author in 1909, 1915 and 1930
Chaplain with Australian Infantry Forces from 1916 until 1918, 2nd Division of Artillery, Efficiency Decoration, Croix de Guerre
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1962.
Son of Roderick Macdonald, stockbroker, and Emma Mary Boyt. Married Clarice Ann Rule on 10 August 1911 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Funeral at Northern Suburbs cemetery from Scots' Kirk at Mosman.
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