Born at Russell in 1892, part of his childhood was spent at Molesworth, Ontario. During the First World War, he served with the Royal Air Force. Following his military discharge, he returned to the Russell district and later to Edmonton (Alberta). He came to Winnipeg in 1919 and operated a retail shoe store, the MacDonald Shoe Store. On 6 October 1919, he married Edith Marion Perevelle (?-1970) at St. Boniface. They had no children. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion (Valour Road Branch), Fraternal Order of Eagles, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, and Sons of Scotland. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 22 March 1963 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ryan Block / Banfield Block / MacDonald Shoe Store (492 Main Street, Winnipeg)
Marriage registration [Thomas Anislie MacDonald, Edith Marion Perevelle], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 March 1963.
Obituary [Edith Marion MacDonald], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 June 1970, page 22.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 6 May 2023
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