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J. George McDonald collection
General material designation
- Textual record
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- McDonald, George J.
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Name of creator
J. George McDonald was born in Tiverton, Ontario, and was associated with General Motors before moving to Vancouver in 1909. From 1909 until 1919 he served as B.C. field representative for the automobile manufacturer. In 1919 he formed a partnership with J. McKenzie Bowell, Bowell-McDonald Motor Co. Ltd., which lasted 31 years. A prominent Vancouver businessman, he served as president of the Vancouver Motor Dealers' Association and B.C. representative on the Federation of Automobile Dealers of Canada.
Scope and content
The collection consists of a scrapbook of printed materials, clippings and photographs documenting the history of the automobile sales industry in Vancouver.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by B. Joyce McDonald in 1989.