Horace Wilson (politician)

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Mayor
Horace Wilson
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18th Mayor of Winnipeg
In office
1900–1900
Preceded by A.J. Andrews
Succeeded by John Arbuthnot
Personal details
Born (1848-04-24)24 April 1848[1]
Canada West[1]
Died c. 1903[1]
unknown

Horace Wilson (24 April 1848 – c. 1903)[1] was a Canadian politician serving as an alderman and the 18th Mayor of Winnipeg.

Wilson was a painter who moved to Winnipeg no later than 1889 where he began a joint venture with Simon Betrand in the business of oil and painting. He became a Winnipeg alderman around 1895 and served in that role until his election as Mayor for 1900.[1]

The City of Winnipeg named Wilson Street in his honour.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Manitoba Historical Society - Horace Wilson
  2. ^ History in Winnipeg Street Names at Manitoba Historical Society