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Memorable Manitobans: Richard Doyne Macdonell (1856-?)

Commissioner (Trust & Loan Company, 216 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg).

Born County Meath, Ireland, 24 October 1856, son of Charlotte Doyne and Very Reverend J. C. Macdonell, late Dean of Cashel, Ireland. Educated St. Columbus College, Ireland; Sandhurst, England; Germany and France. Commenced career in the English Army, Madras Staff Corps, 1877-1889. Came to Winnipeg, 1893. Retired Captain, English Army on half pay. Married Gertrude Amelia Lockhart, Toronto, 1894; has one daughter. Clubs: Manitoba; St. Charles Country. Recreations: shooting, golf, horseback riding. Anglican. Address: 29 Roslyn Road, Winnipeg.


Who's Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, 1911. C. W. Parker, editor. Canadian Press Association, Vancouver.

Page revised: 18 October 2008

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