'80th Anniversary of the Tragedy of Daniel George Dodge'

On August 15 1938, Daniel George Dodge, heir to the Dodge Motor Company fortune, died at the age of 21. He had been married 13 days to Annie Lorraine MacDonald, a local girl from Manitoulin Island. Annie was a telephone operator in Gore Bay making $15 a week. Daniel’s personal worth at the time was over $10 million dollars. Daniel, had a 600 acre, lodge on Maple Point near Kagawong. Daniel was playing with dynamite with some of his wife’s friends (who were now working as grou