Category Archives: ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL’s FAMILY

January 1941: End of Military Life – using his skills here on the homefront…

At the beginning of 1941 Keith was working at Boeing.  He received a form letter in the mail dated 4 January, 1941 titled Headquarters of the Ninth Corps Area out of San Francisco. It stated in Item #2 “REGARDLESS OF … Continue reading

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Seeking Work at the Puget Sound Navy Yard – Bremerton…1940

Keith must have been checking around for potential work in 1940 because he received a letter from the Labor Board of the Puget Sound Navy Yard in Bremerton, Washington on 29 August, 1940. They wrote back that they had no … Continue reading

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Working for Boeing 1938 to April of 1941

According to Keith’s employment records he states that he was working at Boeing from 1938 to April of 1941.  The address for Boeing at that time was 200 West Michigan in Seattle as written on the documents. We know that … Continue reading

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The rest of the McDonald’s in 1940…

Keith was not the only one of the McDonalds who migrated to Seattle.  His sister Eddie was living there and she had also married.  Remember Keith spelled our last name MacDonald. According to the 1940 census Eddie is living in Seattle, … Continue reading

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