Archie Victor McDonald, was born August 14, 1919 at
This was an oil boom town. When he was a lad ten years old his
parents moved to Michigan. He joined Manistee Lodge #228 In 1950
and transferred to Lowell Moose Lodge #182 in Muskegonin 1954.
Past Master of that Lodge he is also past TIM of the Council and
pat High Priest of the R A M and presently dr Warden of the
Commandery. He also is past Patron of the O E S and a member of
York Rite College #10.
He joined the Shrine June 8. 1968 and the clown unit of Saladan
Temple, Muskegon Unit in 1969. Had many memorable experiences in
connection with the clowns, mostly because he likes working with
kids. Was a Boy Scout leader for many years.
He was married to Jeanne Wilder on June 28 1950 and she passed
away July 4. 1984 There is one son.
Archie worked for Kaydon Corporation for almost 40 wars in
several different positions. and retired Jan 1, 1982. Currently
he is Vice President of the Muskegon Clowns.
Source: International Shrine Clown Association,
25th Anniversary, Publisher: Turner Publishing Co,
Puducah, Kentucky, 1989 [02-27-2009]
Complied and transcribed by Zoey Fryhover, 2009.