Basic Biographical Details

Name: Donald Cameron
Designation: Architect
Died: September 1965
Bio Notes: Donald Cameron was born in Oban. He enrolled in part time classes at Glasgow School of Architecture in September 1947 whilst serving his articles with Burnett & Boston along with Peter Eber & John Smith. He then moved to full time studies in Edinburgh in 1950 obtaining his diploma in 1953. He obtained a National Service Commission in the Royal Engineers serving until 1955.

He subsequently took a post with Dumfries County Council before joining W.G. Crerar as a partner in his home town of Oban. One of the jobs of the practice was work for the Glencruitten Estate. It was while travelling home from Lochgilphead in September 1965 that his car left the road and he was killed, leaving a widow Wilma and two sons, the elder named Angus.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1George Street, Oban, Argyll, ScotlandBusiness   

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Dumfries County Council Architect and Master of Works Department  Architect 
Item 2 of 3W G Crerar & Partners 1965Partner 
Item 3 of 3Frank Burnet & Boston1947 Apprentice 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder24 September 1965  p562