Sir Don McKinnon

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Donald Charles McKinnon

Also Known As: "Don McKinnon"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Blackheath, Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Sneddon McKinnon and Anna Plimmer
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About Sir Don McKinnon

Sir Donald Charles "Don" McKinnon, ONZ, GCVO (born 27 February 1939) is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand. He was the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations from 2000 until 2008.

McKinnon was born in Blackheath, London. His father was Major-General Walter McKinnon, CB CBE, a New Zealand Chief of the General Staff, and once Chairman of New Zealand Broadcasting. McKinnon's brothers include the twins John McKinnon, the current New Zealand Secretary of Defence and a former Ambassador to China, and Malcolm McKinnon, an editor and academic, and Ian McKinnon, Pro-Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington and the current Deputy Mayor of Wellington City. The McKinnon brothers are great-great-grandsons of John Plimmer, known as the father of Wellington.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_McKinnon

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Sir Don McKinnon's Timeline

1939
February 27, 1939
Blackheath, Greater London, UK