McDonald, James D. (Died)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1935, p. 6
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James D. McDonald, who for the past six years had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Louis G. Raggio, 610 Abbotsford road, Kenilworth, died early last Saturday morning at the Raggio residence. Mr. McDonald, who was 79 years old, formerly was general passenger agent of the Grand Truck Western railway. Born in Toronto, Can., on August 27, 1855, Mr. McDonald enterd the service of the Grand Truck line as a messenger in 1868. He came to Chicago in 1911, becoming general passenger agent during the World war while the railroads were under federal control. He retired in 1923. Besides the daughter in Kenilworth, he is survived by a son, Charles J. McDonald of Toronto. The funeral srvices, held Monday afternoon at Scott's funeral home in Wilmette, were conducted by the Rev. E. Ashley Gerhard of Christ church, Winnetka. Burial was at Rosehill cemetery.

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25 Jul 1935
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20 Jul 1935
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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McDonald, James D. (Died)