William Albert Donnelly, 1937

Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
Black and white negative showing William Albert Donnelly sitting in a chair at Whitby United Church.
William Albert Donnelly was born at Cayuga, ON in 1882. He was station master at the Canadian Pacific Railway station from 1930-1937. He was the superintendent of Sunday school at Whitby United Church. He later moved to Port Hope where he served the railway at Cobourg and Tweed.

Throughout his life, Donnelly served as president of the Cobourg Rotary Club and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Oddfellows Lodge, and the Eastern Star, all in Tweed.

Donnelly returned to Whitby after his retirement but died at Belleville on 28 December 1971. He is buried at Mount Lawn Cemetery in Whitby.

Date of Original:
November 1937
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm
Personal Name(s):
Donnelly, William Albert
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8779758409126 Longitude: -78.9437919551086
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
William Albert Donnelly, 1937, Marjorie Ruddy, Whitby Archives, 31-009-538.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original negative.
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William Albert Donnelly, 1937

Black and white negative showing William Albert Donnelly sitting in a chair at Whitby United Church.