Malcolm Archibald Macdonald

Judge

1875 – 1941

 Credit ยป
40

Who was Malcolm Archibald Macdonald?

Malcolm Archibald Macdonald was a Canadian lawyer, politician and Chief Justice of British Columbia.

Macdonald graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1909 and began the practice of law in London, Ontario. He came to Cranbrook, British Columbia where he ran for the Liberal Party in 1909 unsuccessfully. He moved on to Vancouver in 1912 where he was elected in a by-election in 1916. He was appointed Attorney General after being re-elected in 1920 but resigned to be appointed to the British Columbia Court of Appeal in May 1924. He was appointed Chief Justice of British Columbia in May 1940 and died in October 1941. His son James Macdonald also served on the Court of Appeal from 1979 and his son Alex Macdonald was Attorney General from 1972 to 1975.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1875
Children
Education
  • Osgoode Hall Law School
Died
1941

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Malcolm Archibald Macdonald." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 21 May 2024. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/malcolm_archibald_macdonald>.

Discuss this Malcolm Archibald Macdonald biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Browse Biographies.net