Defa14a 2016 Combined Document
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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DONALDSON COMPANY, INC.
DONALDSON COMPANY, INC.
ATTN: AMY BECKER
P.O. BOX 1299
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55440-1299
September 21, 2016
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016 1:00 PM CST
Donaldson Company, Inc.
2001 West 94th Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote
FOR the following:
1. Election of Directors
01 Michael J. Hoffman 02 Douglas A. Milroy 03 Willard D. Oberton 04 John P. Wiehoff
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:
2 Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Donaldson Company, Inc's independent
registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2017.
NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before
the meeting or any adjournment thereof.