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GEORGE WILSON


Photo credit:

Smith, Percy F.  Notable Men of Pittsburgh and Vicinity.  Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Printing Co., 1901.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1867
1868
1869
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

07/07/1816 - 02/05/1902

WILSON, George, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, July 7, 1816 in the city of Baltimore, Md.; employed, tobacco factory; proprietor, Wilson & Fullerton, tobacco manufactures; director, People’s Savings Bank and Duquesne National Bank; elected, council, Pittsburgh; elected, select council, Pittsburgh; elected, director of public schools, Pittsburgh; elected, mayor, Pittsburgh (1860-1862); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1866, 1867 and 1868; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1869); president, Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, Pittsburgh (1895-1902); died, February 5, 1902, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.