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William Madison "Gooseneck" McDonald
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1866
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1950
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Political Figure. Historical marker reads: Became active in politics in 1890. His ability to unite black and white voters led to his prominence as a leader of the "Black and Tan" faction of the rebublican party. He served as a delegate to many state and national conventions, until the decline of the rebuplican party in Texas in the early 1900's. He was also active in black masonic societies. He served as state secretary for 47 years. He moved to Fort Worth in 1906, founded the fraternal bank and trust company. He is buried in Trinity cemetery, the negro or black section of Oakwood cemetery. (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mattie Helen Ezell McDonald (1878 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Harry Manack McDonald (1903 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Dec 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8158748
William Madison Gooseneck McDonald
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William Madison Gooseneck McDonald
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William Madison Gooseneck McDonald
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