Biography of William C. Donnan





Donnan, William C., p. o. Le Roy, N. Y., was born in Princetown, N. Y., December 4, 1853, a son of Alexander and Jane (Conning) Donnan, whose other children were: David, John A., George H., Nathan W. and Essie. Mr. and Mrs. Donnan died in March, 1885. William C. was educated in the common schools and at the Normal School at Geneseo. In 1876 he came to Le Roy and was employed in a hardware store; in 1884 he accepted the position of bookkeeper in the National Bank of Le Roy, and is now the cashier of the Bank of Le Roy, which succeeded the National Bank in 1889. Mr. Donnan is a broad-minded man, of unquestioned integrity and probity, and is an active element in the development and progress of the important institutions of his town. He married Susan, daughter of Edward and Caroline (Willis) Freeman; they have four children: Willis Day, McKie, Doris and Grace.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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