Donald Murdo Macleod Canada Scotland

Biography of Donald Murdo Macleod

Donald Murdo MacLeod, matriculation slip 1936-37
Donald Murdo MacLeod, matriculation slip 1936-37

Donald Murdo Macleod was the eldest of three brothers that would attend the University of Glasgow. He was born to Scottish immigrants Donald Macleod, a minister, and Annie Macleod in Winnipeg, in March 1915.

Macleod enrolled at the University in 1934 at the age of 19 to study Arts. He received both the Carnegie Trust Grant and the Education Authority Grant for the years 1934-37, and was awarded a class prize in Celtic in 1937. Donald graduated MA in November 1938, and remained in Scotland where he lived with his brothers, Malcolm and John, in Glasgow and later in Dingwall, where they worked as teachers.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/71 General Council Register 1946
  • R3/1/10 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vol.XII 1937-8
  • R4/1/28 Schedules of Graduates 1938
  • R7/3/11 Glasgow University Class Prize Index 1934-7
  • R8/5/55/7 Glasgow University Matriculation Slips Men McK - McW 1934-5
  • R8/5/57/7 Glasgow University Matriculation slips Men McK-McW 1936-7
  • R8/5/58/7 Glasgow University Matriculation slips Men McK-McW 1937-8
  • Sen10/78 University Calendar 1936-37


  • Deceased Alumni database


Donald Murdo Macleod
Born 25 March 1915.
Died 14 October 1985.
GU Degree: MA, 1938; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 15th Mar 2013

Country Associations

Canada Canada, Manitoba, Winnipeg
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Dingwall

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate