Archibald Gordon Clark Donaldson
(August 18, 1926 – June 2001) was a Scottish
, "Gordon Donaldson; a literary gem in his prime," Whitehorse Star
. Whitehorse, Yukon: June 19, 2001. pg. 7. author and journalist. He appeared on television and also produced television programming.
Donaldson was born in Glasgow
. He went to school until he was 16 and then worked for the Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald
. In 1944 he joined the British Army
."Reporter covered 'mun' landings for CBC Television: Glasgow accent: Newsman wrote history books about Canada," National Post
. Don Mills, Ontario: June 15, 2001. pg. A.16."Toronto reporter and writer Gordon Donaldson dies at 74," Expositor
, Brantford, Ontario: June 12, 2001, pg. A.24.
During the close of World War II
, Donaldson worked for the British Intelligence Corps
. He did much reporting on anti-Semitism
after the war. After immigrating to Canada with his wife Nina in 1954, Donaldson took up a job at the newspaper Toronto Telegram
, and indeed one of his obituaries recalls him as having worked for the... Read More