MacLaren, Donald Roderick
Donald Roderick MacLaren, fighter pilot, businessman (b at Ottawa 28 May 1893; d at Burnaby BC 4 July 1988).
MacLaren joined the RFC in 1917, served in 46 Squadron in France, and was credited with 54 "kills" (48 aircraft and 6 balloons) in less than 8 months, an unparalleled record. He was briefly director of air services for the CAF, but left in 1919 to enter commercial aviation. From 1945 until his retirement in 1958, he was executive assistant to the president of Trans-Canada Airlines.