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Councillor Art O'Donnell


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Born in Fredericton in 1963 to parents Baden and Mary, brother to Robert, Moyra and Rebecca. Arthur graduated from DCHS in 1981 and attended university in Fredericton for 2 years.
In 1985 he joined the Royal Canadian Navy, attended recruit training at CFB Cornwallis and went on to trades training at CFB Esquimalt to become a Naval Communicator. His interests in “Teamwork” led him to many extra duties in the Navy where he became a Ship’s Diver, Fitness evaluator, Ship’s Boarding Team leader, and member of the 1988 East Coast Gun Run team.
He was deployed to the Gulf War, Former Yugoslavia, and Fleet Staff for operations in Afghanistan. During his 25 year career he accumulated in excess of 16 years sea time and travelled throughout the world. Arthur married his best friend and mother to their four children, Lorrie O’Donnell (McDonald) of Blissfield. His children all reside outside NB; Pattie in
Musquodoboit, Peter in Calgary, Ryan in Barry, and Neil in Eastern Passage. Arthur’s family is his world and his grand daughter Aurora has Art and Lorrie wrapped around her finger!!
Since moving home in 2010 he has been an active community member. 2 terms as President of Br. 23 RCL, 1 term as Councillor, assisted in bringing Jr B hockey to the area, and sits on several boards.

About Doaktown

The village of Doaktown is located in the heart of the Miramichi, along the Miramichi River. The famous Miramichi River is one of the most productive salmon rivers in the world, in both past and present day. Not only is the Southwest Miramichi River among the top 10 cleanest rivers in the world, it is home to the elusive Atlantic salmon that has tempted the skill of men for centuries. Doaktown's history is both colourful and diverse, changing with time and industry. Home to the Atlantic Salmon Museum, the Doak Historic Site, the Old Mill Pond Golf Club, and numerous fishing and outdoor adventure experiences.

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Village of Doaktown

Address: 8 Miramichi Street, Doaktown, NB, Canada, E9C 1C8

Phone: 506-365-7970

Fax: 506-365-7111

Email: info@doaktown.ca