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Biographical entry MacDonald, Alexander Cameron (1828 - 1917)

9 August 1828
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
18 June 1917
Prahran, Victoria, Australia


Alexander MacDonald settled in Geelong, Victoria in 1850 and was the local agent for the Provident Institute of Victoria. He was a prominent member of the Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society and the Geographical Society of Australasia.

Archival resources

Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc

  • Alexander Cameron MacDonald - Records, 1855 - 1923; Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • MacDonald, Colin, 'Macdonald, Alexander Cameron (1828-1917), accountant, surveyor and geographer', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 5, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974, pp. 144-145. Also available at Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.