Donald, William Henry, 1875-1946

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Journalist.

Born in Australia, Mr. Donald was a newsman in China from 1904 until World War II. Mediator of the Sian Incident in 1936, he was also adviser to Chang Hsueh-liang of Manchuria and later to Chiang Kai-shek and Mme Chiang. Subsequent to Pearl Harbor, he became interned in Manila for three years. After a brief visit to New York City in 1945, he returned to Shanghai, where he died in 1946.

From the description of William Henry Donald papers, 1924-1946. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895019

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creatorOf Selle, Earl Albert. Earl Albert Selle papers, 1906-1972 (bulk 1939-1954). Brown University, Brown University Library
creatorOf Donald, William Henry, 1875-1946. William Henry Donald papers, 1924-1946. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Grise, Lawrence, Mrs. Biography, 1940. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn McHugh, J. M. (James Marshall), 1899-. James M. McHugh papers, 1930-1965. Cornell University Library
referencedIn James M. McHugh papers, 1930-1965. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Nathaniel Peter Rathvon letters received, 1923-1947 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Donald, William Henry, 1875-1946. William Henry Donald papers, 1945-1946. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rathvon, N. Peter (Nathaniel Peter), 1891-1972. Nathaniel Peter Rathvon letters received, 1923-1947. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Willcutts, David. Reminiscences, April 1, 1945-March, 1946. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
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associatedWith American Metal Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Chiang, Mme. person
associatedWith Grise, Lawrence, Mrs. person
associatedWith Hochschild, Harold K., 1892-1981. person
associatedWith J. M.(James Marshall) McHugh 1899- person
associatedWith Li, Guoqing, 1916- person
associatedWith McHugh, J. M. (James Marshall), 1899- person
associatedWith Rathvon, N. Peter (Nathaniel Peter), 1891-1972. person
associatedWith Selle, Earl Albert. person
associatedWith Willcutts, David. person
associatedWith Zhang, Xueliang, 1898- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
China
Shanghai (China)
Manila (Philippines)
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World War, 1939-1945
Journalism
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Journalists
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Birth 1875-06-22

Death 1946-11-09

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