Macdonald & Co.

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Macdonald & Co.

BROWN, John Macdonald (died 1935), JP Co. London

MACDONALD, Arthur Cameron (died 1940), Governing Director, Macdonald Gibbs & Co., Engineers, Ltd

SMITH, George John (1862 - 1946), Chairman of Booth, Macdonald and Co. Ltd, Christchurch

BEAUMONT, Kenneth Macdonald (1884 - 1965), Senior Partner (since 1936) in law firms of Beaumont & Son and Clarke Rawlins & Co., EC2

MACDONALD, Percy Stuart (1890 - 1945), Secretary of Thomas Duff & Co. Ltd, and Associated Companies, 64 Reform Street, Dundee

DICKSON, Maurice Rhynd (1882 - 1940), Writer to the Signet; Partner of J. & W. Macdonald, Solicitors, Arbroath; Hon. Sheriff Substitute Co. of Angus

Mackay, James Lyle (1852 - 1932), merchant; senior partner in Mackinnon, Mackenzie and Co., Calcutta, Bombay, Karachi, Colombo, Hong-Kong, Shanghai; Macneill and Co., Calcutta; Macdonald Hamilton and Co., Sydney, Melbourne, Fremantle, and Brisbane; Gray Dawes and Co., Duncan Macneill and Co., and J. B. Barry and Sons, London; Vice-President Suez Canal Co.; Chairman P and O and British India Steam Navigation Cos.; Director nominated by HM Government, of Anglo-Persian Oil and Affiliated Cos., resigned 1925; Director National Provincial Bank, Atlas Assurance Co., Ltd, etc.; Chairman P and O Banking Corporation, Ltd

MacDONALD, James Ramsay (1866 - 1937), JP Morayshire; MP (Lab.) Aberavon Division of Glamorganshire, 1922–29, Seaham Division Co. Durham, 1929–31, (Nat. Lab.) 1931–35, Scottish Universities since 1936

MACDONALD, Peter (George) (1898 - 1983), Hon. Life President, United Biscuits Ltd (Chairman, 1948–67) and McVitie & Price Ltd (Chairman, 1947–64); former Director: Guardian Assurance Co. Ltd, London; Caledonian Insurance Co. and other companies; Senior Partner, W. & J. Burness, retired 1976, now Consultant


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London publisher of cheap hardback fiction. Established in 1938, it enjoyed success with authors such as Catherine Cookson. By acquiring Sampson Low, Macdonald gained a backlist including Enid Blyton’s Noddy ...

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