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Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906
OLIVER DONALDSON, of Donaldson Bros., shipsmiths and and blacksmiths, 113 North Water Street, Chicago, was born
in County of Armagh, Ireland, October 15, 1849. Immigrating with his people to America when about five years of
age, Mr. Donaldson learned the trade of shipsmith and blacksmith with his brothers at Buffalo. N. Y. Beginning
his apprenticeship at thirteen years of age, he has followed this line of business ever since. About February,
1863, he came to Illinois, located in Chicago, and was shortly afterwards admitted to a partnership in the present
firm. Mr. Donaldson moved to Maywood in 1872. He has been a member of the A. F. & A. M. for some twenty three
years, and is connected with Kilwinning Lodge, No. 311, and Corinthian Chapter, No. 65, both of Chicago.
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher