|Date of Birth||January 7, 1917|
|Place of Birth||Massachusetts|
William Macdonald was born on January 7, 1917 in Massachusetts. He died on Dec 25, 2007 (age 90). Author of a large number of novels with a Christian focus. In addition to that, he was the President of Emmaus Bible College, which is located in Dubuque, Iowa.
He received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University in 1938 and his graduate degree from Harvard University in 1940. After that, he worked as a financial analyst in the city of Boston after serving in the United States Navy. He was involved in an Evangelical Christian group called the Plymouth Brethren at one point in his life. Although he was born in Massachusetts, he spent a significant amount of his youth in Scotland. His birthplace was in the United States. While he was residing in Scotland, he became infected with diphtheria; however, he is said to have been spared from death because God revealed to his uncle that he would survive.
William Macdonald is a best-selling author of more than fifty books, mostly non-fiction. His work covers a wide range of topics, from history and biography to self-help and business. Macdonald is a popular speaker and media commentator, and has appeared on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, and The View. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.