Angus L. MacDonald 1890 – 1945

August 6, 2009

Born in Dunvegan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1890, Angus L. MacDonald was educated at St. Francis Xavier, Dalhousie, and Harvard Universities.
He served in WW1
Admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia
(1921) Assistant Attorney-General for the province of N. S.
Professor at Dalhousie University
(1930) Leader of the Liberal Party in Nova Scotia
(1933 – 1940) Premier of Nova Scotia
(WW2) Federal Minister of Naval Affairs
(1945 – 1954) Premier of Nova Scotia

The Angus L. MacDonald Bridge connecting Halifax to Dartmouth is named after him.
The Library at St. Francis Exavier University has also been named in his honour.


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