Donald Lapthorne MUNRO

Donald Lapthorne MUNRO

Male 1859 - 1934

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  • Name  Donald Lapthorne MUNRO  [1
    Born  6 Apr 1859  Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8 Mar 1934  Cradock, Portsmouth (City), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 58 Prospect parkway
    Buried  10 Mar 1934  Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Olive Branch Cemetery - Gr 5, Lot 237, Sect A
    Person ID  I28345  Munro
    Last Modified  25 Sep 2007 

    Father  David Ransom MUNRO,   b. 1830, Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1890, Roanoke, Roanoke (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Ann SCAMMELL,   b. 27 Dec 1838, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1901, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Mar 1858  Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F9884  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Louise MONTFORD,   b. 27 Aug 1858, Amherst, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Dec 1880  East Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Donald and Alice were married at 90 White Street in Boston, Massachusetts. [1]
    Children 
     1. Davidson Roy MUNRO,   b. Abt 1882,   d. 24 Jun 1882, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Eva Marian MUNRO,   b. 1 Dec 1882, Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1953, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Millicent Scammel MUNRO,   b. 6 Apr 1884, Saint John, Saint John Co., New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1942, Kenbridge, Lunenburg Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Hasseltine Sims MUNRO,   b. 20 Jan 1886, Roanoke, Roanoke (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1959, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Henry George MUNRO,   b. 24 Oct 1887, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1922, Buckroe Beach, Hampton (City), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Alice Allen MUNRO,   b. 15 Jul 1889, Eldorado, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1955, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Helen Gardner MUNRO,   b. 1 Sep 1890, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1893, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Emil Travis MUNRO,   b. 5 Sep 1892, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1893, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Donald Lapthorne MUNRO, Jr.,   b. 16 Feb 1895, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1940, Portsmouth, Portsmouth (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Celia Louise MUNRO,   b. 6 Aug 1897, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1979, Virginia Beach, , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F9881  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Donald belonged to the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). He immigrated to Canada in 1880 and later moved to the United States. He became a naturalized US citizen on 15 Mar 1892 in the Court of Common Pleas, Blair County, Pennsylvania.

      He worked as a toolmaker/machinist at the US Navy yard in Portsmouth, Virginia. Politically he was a Unionist and Socialist.

      In 1908 Donald was nominated by the Socialist Labor Party as the US Vice Presidential candidate.

      References:

      (1) Clan Munro files - Phillips, Robert Lee Munro - membership application
      dated 30 Sep 1996

      (2) Clan Munro files - Phillips, Robert Lee Munro - letter dated 5 Nov 1996

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1]
    • (Medical):Diabetic [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S600] Clan Munro files - Alexander, Beverly M., Beverly M. Alexander, Membership application for Beverly M. Alexander - 17 Jul 20 07 (Reliability: 3).