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Black and white photograph of lawyer Alasdair MacDonald.

Alasdair MacDonald, from Tiree, was the oldest practicing lawyer in Ottawa when he died in 1994 aged ninety-three, having been a regular attendee at the Elgin Street offices of MacDonald Affleck until just nine months before he passed away. He came to Ottawa from Tiree during the First World War and was a prominent lawyer in the city for sixty-five years. He was a fluent Gaelic speaker who helped found the Chair of Celtic Studies at Ottawa University.

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Object Details

Other Number: M181
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – M100-199
Current Location: normal location

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