Tommy McDonald Collection, 1426 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains genealogical material 64 Winchester/Frederick County families as well as information on local Black history. See inventory for the list of families.

(10 boxes), Last Updated 09/15

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Tommy McDonald was born in 1942 to Alfred O. and Dorothy McDonald. A 1961 graduate of James Wood High School, McDonald served in the United State Nave before taking a job with Federal Mogul as a fork lifter operator. He married Verna Leight on July 19, 1966. The couple were lifelong member of Sunnyside Presbyterian Church. McDonald, who retired from Federal Mogul in 2006, was a passionate genealogist for most of his life. McDonald died on May 4, 2009 and is buried at Green Hill Cemetery in Berryville, Virginia.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary, Joseph “Tommy” McDonald, The Winchester Star, May 7, 2009.

CITE AS: Tommy McDonald Collection #1426 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

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