Augustine Colin Macdonald

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Augustine Colin Macdonald
Augustine C. Macdonald
Source: Library and Archives Canada
10th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
June 2, 1915 – July 16, 1919
MonarchGeorge V
Governor GeneralThe Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
The Duke of Devonshire
PremierJohn Alexander Mathieson
Aubin E. Arsenault
Preceded byBenjamin Rogers
Succeeded byMurdock MacKinnon
Member of the General Assembly of Prince Edward Island for 3rd Kings
In office
April 19, 1870 – April 24, 1873
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byLemuel Owen
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for King's County
In office
September 29, 1873 – January 22, 1874
Serving with Daniel Davies,
Succeeded byPeter Adolphus McIntyre
In office
September 17, 1878 – June 20, 1882
Preceded byPeter Adolphus McIntyre
Succeeded byJames Edwin Robertson
In office
April 26, 1883 – February 22, 1887
Preceded byJames Edwin Robertson
Succeeded byJames Edwin Robertson
Peter Adolphus McIntyre
In office
March 5, 1891 – June 23, 1896
Preceded byJames Edwin Robertson
Peter Adolphus McIntyre
Succeeded byThe electoral district was abolished in 1892.
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for King's
In office
June 23, 1896 – November 7, 1900
Preceded byThe electoral district was created in 1892.
Succeeded byJames Joseph Hughes
Personal details
Born(1837-06-30)June 30, 1837
Panmure Island, Prince Edward Island
DiedJuly 16, 1919(1919-07-16) (aged 82)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Political partyLiberal-Conservative
Mary Elizabeth MacDonald (m. 1865)
RelationsAndrew Archibald (brother)
Archibald John (brother)
John S. MacDonald (father-in-law)
ChildrenM. Josephine, W. Jane, S. Francis, C. Helena, A. Florence, and A. J. Louis
ResidencePanmure Island, Prince Edward Island
Montague, Prince Edward Island
Alma materUniversity of Prince Edward Island

Augustine Colin Macdonald (June 30, 1837 – July 16, 1919) was a Canadian merchant and political figure. He represented King's County and later King's in the House of Commons of Canada from 1873 to 1874, from 1878 to 1882, from 1883 to 1887 and from 1891 to 1900 as a Liberal-Conservative member. Macdonald served as the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1915 to 1919.

He was born in Panmure Island, the son of Hugh Macdonald, a Scottish immigrant, and was educated in Georgetown and Charlottetown. Macdonald married Mary Elizabeth, the daughter of John Small MacDonald, in 1865. He served as a captain in the militia. He represented 3rd Kings in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1870 to 1873. He resigned his seat in 1873 to run for the federal seat. On June 2, 1915, Macdonald was named Lieutenant Governor. He died in office in 1919.

His brother Andrew Archibald served in the Senate of Canada and was also a Lieutenant Governor for the province and his brother Archibald John was a long-time member of the provincial assembly.

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