Mackay, Donald Bruce (1933-1977)

Chris Gregory

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    Donald Bruce Mackay (1933-1977), furniture store proprietor and anti-drugs campaigner, was born on 13 September 1933 at Griffith, New South Wales, third and youngest child of Australian-born parents Lennox William Mackay, house furnisher, and his wife Phyllis, née Roberts. The family moved to Sydney in 1943. On leaving Barker College, Hornsby, Don worked for furniture companies, studied accountancy and completed national-service training. In 1955 he returned to Griffith to help his brother run the family business.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAustralian Dictionary of Biography (Vol 15)
    EditorsJ Ritchie, D Langmore
    Place of PublicationMelbourne
    PublisherMelbourne University Press (an imprint of Melbourne University Publishing)
    Publication statusPublished - 2000


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