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Edwin C McDonald  



Edwin Charles McDonald Birth: 9 Jul 1897 Columbus, Ohio Death:1 4 July 1972 - Dade, Florida son of Morton Mcdonald & Stella Breyfogle

    July 15, 1972
    Fitchburg Sentinel from Fitchburg, Massachusetts
    Thomson Exec Dies In Miami
    MIAMI BEACH. Fla. (API)

    Edwin C. McDonald, international business executive and chairman of the Thomson Newspapers Inc. died Friday at Heart Institute in Miami Beach after a long illness. He was 75 years old on July 9.

    The newspaper company is an American chain affiliated with the Thomson communications groups in Canada and Great Britain. McDonald joined the Thomson chain as chairman in 1962.

    July 15, 1972
    The Times Record from Troy, New York
    Newspaper Chain Chief Dies At 75
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP)

    Edwin C. McDonald, an international business executive who was chairman of Thomson Newspapers Inc., died Friday at Miami Heart Institute in Miami Beach after a long illness. He was 75 years old on July 9. The newspaper company is an American chain affiliated with the Thomson communications groups in Canada and Great Britain. McDonald joined Thomson as chairman in 1962.

    He also was chairman of the Royal Bank of Canada Trust of New York City. He assumed that post after retiring in 1964 as executive vice president and director of Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1897, he attended Culver Military Academy in Indiana and Ohio State University. He served as a captain in the Marines during World War II.

    It was at Metropolitan Life that he became a recognized expert in designing employee benefit and retirement plans. McDonald was with that company for 40 years.


married Date: 2 Sep 1918 Allen Co., Indiana Elizabeth A. (Maude E) Hann Birth: 30 May 1893 Denver, Colorado Death 28 Mar 1966
    Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993
    Name:Maud Elizabeth Hann
    Gender:Female
    Race:White
    Marital Status:Single
    Birth Date:30 May 1894
    Birth Place:Colorado
    Marriage Date:2 Sep 1918
    Marriage Place:Allen Co., Indiana
    Marriage Age:24y
    Father: Otis Hann
    Mother: Maude A. Roberts
    Spouse: Edwin C. Mcdonald
    FHL Film Number:2130028
    Reference ID: 318
    Name: Edwin C. Mcdonald
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Single
    Birth Date: 9 Jul 1897
    Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio
    Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1918
    Marriage Place: Allen Co., Indiana
    Marriage Age: 21y 2m
    Father: Morton Mcdonald
    Mother: Stella Breyfogle
    Spouse: Maud Elizabeth Hann
    FHL Film Number: 2130028
    Reference ID: 318

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Name: Elizabeth H McDonald[Elizabeth H Chann]
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 30 May 1893
    Birth Place: Denver, Colorado
    Father Name: Otis Chann
    Mother Name: Maude A Roberts
    Claim Date: 28 Mar 1966
    Type of Claim: Life Claim
    Notes: 22 Mar 1966: Name listed as ELIZABETH H MCDONALD


			
Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918
Name:	Edwin Charles McDonald
Age:	20
Race:	White
Birth Date:	9 Jul 1897
Birth Location:	Columbus, Ohio, USA
	 
Enlistment Date:	23 May 1917
Enlistment Division:	2 Lieutenant Marine Corps Reserve
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    Winthrop Medical Department 11 July 1917; Quantico Va 18 July 1917. 2 Lieutenant (Temporary) MC 18 Sept 1917; 1 Lieutenant (Temporary) 6 Sept 1918; Captain (Temporary) 5 March 1919. Honorable discharge 25 March 1919.
Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_342; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 1448 Name: Edwin C Mcdonald[Edwin C Mc Donald] Age: 22 Birth Year: abt 1898 Birthplace: Ohio Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 25, Cook (Chicago), Illinois Street: Magnolia Ave House Number: 4878 Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Mcdonald Father's Birthplace: Ohio Mother's Birthplace: Ohio Able to Speak English: Yes Occupation: Clerk Office Industry: Insurance Employment Field: Wage or Salary Home Owned or Rented: Rent Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Edwin C Mcdonald 22 Elizabeth Mcdonald 23 Edwin C Mcdonald 0[5/12] Year: 1930; Census Place: New Trier, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 503; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 2221; Name: Edwin C Mcdonald[Edwin C Mc Donald] Birth Year: abt 1898 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Ohio Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1930: New Trier, Cook, Illinois Map of Home: View Map Street address: Ash House Number in Cities or Towns: 657 Dwelling Number: 81 Family Number: 81 Home Owned or Rented: Owned Home Value: 30, 000 Radio Set: Yes Lives on Farm: No Age at First Marriage: 30 Attended School: No Able to Read and Write: Yes Father's Birthplace: Ohio Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky Able to Speak English: Yes Occupation: Ass't Sertry Industry: Insurance Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker Employment: Yes Veteran: Yes War: WW Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Edwin C Mcdonald 32 Elizabeth H Mcdonald 33 Edwin C Mcdonald 10 Elizabeth Mcdonald 7 Bridget Cahill 22 Year: 1940; Census Place: Eastchester, Westchester, New York; Roll: T627_2802; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 60-29 Name: Edwin C McDonald Age: 43 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Ohio Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1940: Eastchester, Westchester, New York Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Sunny Brae Place House Number: 12 Farm: No Inferred Residence in 1935: Eastchester, Westchester, New York Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: No Sheet Number: 6A Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 88 Occupation: Salesman House Owned or Rented: Owned Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 28000 Attended School or College: No Highest Grade Completed: College, 2nd year Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 45 Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work Weeks Worked in 1939: 52 Income: 5000 Income Other Sources: No Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Edwin C McDonald 43 Elizabeth H McDonald 43 Edwin C McDonald 20 Elizabeth McDonald 18 Jean Graham 48 John Graham 43
Was member of the board of directors - 1951-1955 - Vice President; Vice President of Metropolitan Lice Insurance company New York City; a 1915 graduate.






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