Friday, February 28 – 1919
Mr. Alexander Doig, shoemaker, father of J.E. Doig, the famous international goalkeeper, has died in the infirmary at the advanced age of 85 years.
For the greater part of his life, Mr. Doig, resided in Letham, where he carried on his trade as a shoemaker, but removed to Arbroath a few year’s ago.
(Arbroath Herald and Advertiser, 28-02-1919)