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W. J. McDonald, County Attorney

In the 1910 Census, W. J. McDonald was listed as a general practice lawyer. Born in 1873, his wife was named Margery, and their children were named Mary and Richard. The family had a servant named Laura Lincoln. His brother was named Timothy, also a lawyer. W. J. McDonald’s home address was listed as 306 North Dubuque St. In the 1908 City Directory, his address was listed as 720 S. Lucas, with an office address as 106 ½ East Washington Street.

The attached ad was published in the Iowa City Daily Press on February 17, 1908.


Hruska, “W. J. McDonald, County Attorney,” Iowa City Public Library DHP, accessed December 10, 2023,