April 21, 1834|
Churchville, Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario
|Died||February 9, 1904
St. George, New York
Cause of death
|Complications of a stroke|
|Organization||Founder, Canadian Club of New York City|
|Five years and six months in state prison|
|Criminal status||Conviction overturned, 1896|
|Spouse(s)||Eleanor Anne Galbraith (1860-until death)|
|Parent(s)||Erastus Wiman (father)|
He worked as a reporter for the Toronto Globe and moved into business for R.G. Dun and Co. He was later transferred to New York and would become general manager of the company. He became president of the Great Northwestern Telegraph Company of Canada.
He was a proponent of reciprocity, now known as free trade, between Canada and the United States.
- Reid, James D. (1886). The telegraph in American and Morse memorial. J. Polhemus. p. 608. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
- Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- New York Times Obituary (subscription required)
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