Norman Frank Wilson

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Norman Frank Wilson
Norman Frank Wilson.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Russell
In office
Preceded by David Wardrope Wallace
Succeeded by Charles Murphy
Personal details
Born (1876-09-05)September 5, 1876
Cumberland, Ontario
Died July 14, 1956(1956-07-14) (aged 79)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Cairine Wilson

Norman Frank Wilson (September 5, 1876 – July 14, 1956) was an Ontario farmer and political figure.

Early life; and political office[edit]

Wilson was born in Cumberland Township, Ontario in 1876, the son of William Wilson and Mary McElroy.[1] He studied at Upper Canada College and the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph. Wilson operated a farm near Cumberland.[1]

Wilson represented Russell in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1908 as a Liberal member.


In 1909, Wilson married Cairine Reay Mackay, who later became the first woman to sit in the Canadian Senate.

He died in 1956 in Ottawa.[1]


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1905, AJ Magurn
  1. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 

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