Born: December 29, 1918 in Saranac Lake
Died: April 23, 2009
Married: Charmion Maloney, April 23, 1943
Winchester Howard MacDowell was the son of Winchester MacDowell. He graduated from Saranac Lake High School and worked at Trudeau Sanatorium and Ray Brook Sanatorium before working at Rochester Products and General Motors in Rochester as a machinist. He served two years in the Merchant Marines in the US Maritime Service during World War II. After the war he worked for thirty years at Camp Adirondack in Ray Brook as an engineer in the power house. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a member of the Whiteface Mountain Lodge No. 789.