Donalda MacMillan

Donalda MacMillan

Secretary of the CCJC. Moved with her husband, Hugh MacMillan, to MacKay Memorial Hospital in Taipen, Taiwan in October 1947 to continue missionary work. The couple had done work in the region at an earlier date (“eight years earlier”) and seem to have been fluent in at least the Japanese language. The couple remained in touch with George Tanaka while abroad.
(MG30 D200 vol. 1 file 9) Margaret Boos replaces Mrs. MacMillan as CCJC secretary. (MG30 C 160 Thompson, Grace)


Regularized NameDonalda MacMillan


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