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Donald Fraser Senior
Donald Fraser Senior

Date: After 1842
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies, Limited Collection

Description: Mr. Donald Fraser Senior was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1842. He was the father of Donald Jr and Archiald Fraser. In 1873, he settled in Kincardine, New Brunswick. He bought a mill at River de Chute, N.B. in 1877. He built a sawmill in Fredericton in 1894. In 1911, he acquired the James Murchie Mill located along the Madawaska River in Edmundston. He died on April 1st, 1916.

Subject: New Brunswick,Forests, Logging, Wood Pulp,Industry, Executives, Staff