Walter Horatio Wilson
Walter Horatio Wilson in 1887
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Council|
4 July 1885 – 28 February 1902
|Born||Walter Horatio Wilson
15 July 1839
Ruabon, Denbighshire, Wales
|Died||28 February 1902
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Resting place||Toowong Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Hannah Field (m.1862 d.1886), Rose Mary Harding (m.1893 d.1934)|
Having been called to the Queensland Legislative Council in July 1885, he succeeded T. M. Patterson as Postmaster-General in the Samuel Griffith Government in August 1887, retiring with his colleagues in June 1888.
Wilson was leader of the council from 1890 to 1894 and 1898, minister without portfolio 1890 to 1893 and 1894 to 1898, postmaster-general 1893 to 1894 and 1898, secretary for public instruction 1893 to 1894 and 1899 and Minister of Justice and Attorney-General from 1898 to 1899. Wilson was a supporter of Federation and was responsible for the standard of time bill in 1894.
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- Wilson Walter Horatio — Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
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