George Wilson (mayor)
|George Wilson (1901)|
|23rd Mayor of Pittsburgh|
|Preceded by||Henry A. Weaver|
|Succeeded by||Benair C. Sawyer|
July 7, 1816|
|Died||February 5, 1902(aged 85)|
George Wilson (July 7, 1816 – February 5, 1902) was Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1860 to 1862.
Wilson was born in Baltimore. He worked in a Tobacco plant and eventually went into business for himself. Wilson served as a City Councilman and as the Director of the Public School System. In addition, he was also an attorney.
As Mayor, Wilson introduced President-elect Abraham Lincoln from the balcony of the Monongahela House on a rain-soaked day in February 1861.
Henry A. Weaver
|Mayor of Pittsburgh
Benair C. Sawyer