15 Nov Councillors and Taiwanese delegates gathered in Oxford council the Zorra- born missionary who established churches, hospitals and. Reverend George Leslie MacKay, who was raised in Zorra, travelled to Taiwan as a missionary in While there he practiced medicine and dentistry as well . George Leslie Mackay was the first Presbyterian missionary to northern Formosa (Qing-era Taiwan). He served with the Canadian Presbyterian Mission. Mackay is among the best known Westerners to have lived in Taiwan. Mackay was born in Embro, Zorra Township, Oxford County, Canada West (now Ontario), Canada.