Horace Wilson (politician)
|18th Mayor of Winnipeg|
|Preceded by||A.J. Andrews|
|Succeeded by||John Arbuthnot|
24 April 1848|
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.
The City of Winnipeg named Wilson Street in his honour.
- Manitoba Historical Society - Horace Wilson
- History in Winnipeg Street Names at Manitoba Historical Society
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