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Keith was growing up!

Keith’s first years where in International Falls, Minnesota one of the coldest cities in the United States.  Here he is in a buggy with furs to keep him warm. I know that my Dad was well-loved, and it looks like … Continue reading

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Alex McDonald – 58 years in Minnesota!

Alexander Thomas McDonald spent 58 years of  his life living in Minnesota. He came down before his parents, Archie and Mary,  in 1897 and  lived in Duluth, Minnesota for a while.  I found an Alex McDonald in the city directories … Continue reading

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Jack McDonald becomes Mayor!

I visited with my cousin Mary in 2000 and 2001 and she shared several stories of her father.  She told me that he was Mayor of International Falls for a period of approximately 2 years (1922-1924).   He was talked into it by … Continue reading

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Alexander Thomas McDonald, Fireman

Keith had pictures in his photo collection of his Uncle Alexander, younger brother to his father Ronald.  Alex was in a uniform in two of them.      Alexander in Uniform This photo (above) was a puzzle.  I didn’t know what the … Continue reading

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