Born– May 18, 1916, Huntsville. Parents– James H. and Ola (Dennis) McDonald. Married– Ethel Cranley, November 27, 1943. Children– One. Education– B.S., George Peabody College, 1940; LL.B., Vanderbilt University, 1948. Employed by Ashville, N.C., 1940-1941; U.S. Army, 1941-1945; reporter, Columbus Enquirer, 1945-1946; attorney, Huntsville, 1949-1962; judge, Madison County Court, 1962; wrote for the Fort Benning Bayonet, editor, army field manuals. Members; president, Alabama Association of Intermediate Court Judges.
Who’s Who in Alabama and from files at Alabama Public Library Service.
Next of Kin in Jail. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1978.
The Code of Madison County, Alabama, 1978. Huntsville, Ala.; Madison County Commission, 1980.