Hon. Donald Mackay
|Home town||Englewood, NJ|
|Known for||Mayor of Englewood, NJ|
Donald Mackay was born in 1863 in Portchester, NY, but resided in Brooklyn in his youth. Later entering the business of Vermilye & Company, Wall street bankers, as a junior clerk, but by the time of is arrival in Englewood,  he had risend to junior partner. They built a house on Dwight place . By 1880 he was on the Board of the Englewood Democratic club . In those days police services were provided by a constable Townsend, retained by a Protection committee, which Mackay chaired. In October of 1887, he was a member of the fire Committee as well, as he had served as a volunteer fireman in Brooklyn. By 1904, we had a library, and Mr. Mackay was Teasurer of the board as well . In 1906 he was elected Mayor of Englewood, and served til 1909 when he retired from office at the end of his term. Mackay park is named for him.
- Sterling, Adleine (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. various.