W. Eugene Wilson

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William Eugene "Gene" Wilson (May 5, 1929 – July 31, 2015) was a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly[1][2] representing the state's 84th House district, including constituents in Ashe and Watauga counties.[3] A retiree and restaurateur from Boone, North Carolina, Wilson served seven terms in the House of Representatives. He was defeated for re-election in November 2006 by Democrat Cullie Tarleton.


  1. ^ https://archive.org/stream/northcarolinaman20012002nort#page/600/mode/2up
  2. ^ Publishers, Somerset (1999-05-01). Encyclopedia of North Carolina. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 86. ISBN 978-0-403-09732-6. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "William Eugene "Gene" Wilson of Boone, North Carolina; 1929 - 2015; Obituary". Hampton Funeral Service. 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015.