"Big" Donnie MacLeod

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"Big" Donnie MacLeod"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_0_0
MLA for Cape Breton West"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_1_0
Preceded by"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_2_0 David Muise"Big" Donnie MacLeod_cell_0_2_1
Succeeded by"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_3_0 Russell MacKinnon"Big" Donnie MacLeod_cell_0_3_1
Personal details"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_4_0
Born"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_5_0 (1928-12-11)December 11, 1928"Big" Donnie MacLeod_cell_0_5_1
Died"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_6_0 January 3, 2003(2003-01-03) (aged 74)"Big" Donnie MacLeod_cell_0_6_1
Political party"Big" Donnie MacLeod_header_cell_0_7_0 Progressive Conservative"Big" Donnie MacLeod_cell_0_7_1

Donald Archie "Big Donnie" MacLeod (December 11, 1928 – January 3, 2003) was a Canadian politician. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_0

He represented the electoral district of Cape Breton West in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1981 to 1988. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_1

He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_2

Born in 1928 at Marion Bridge, Nova Scotia, MacLeod served 23 years as a municipal councillor for Cape Breton County. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_3

MacLeod first attempted to enter provincial politics in the 1978 election, finishing third in the Cape Breton West riding. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_4

MacLeod ran again in the 1981 election, and defeated the incumbent David Muise by 390 votes to win the seat. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_5

He was re-elected in the 1984 election, defeating Liberal Russell MacKinnon by 1,110 votes. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_6

He was defeated by MacKinnon when he ran for re-election in 1988. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_7

MacLeod died on January 3, 2003. "Big" Donnie MacLeod_sentence_8


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