Wilson, John


Wilson, John
   1) T Runs against Tilley in St. John, New Brunswick, and defeated, 131.
   2) (1809-1869)
   Born in Paisley, Scotland. Came to Canada, 1823; for some years worked on a farm near Perth. Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1835. Practised his profession at London. Served as a volunteer during the Rebellion of 1837. Represented London in the Assembly, 1847-1851; defeated, 1851, but again elected, 1854; elected to the Legislative Council, 1863; appointed judge of the Court of Common Pleas, 1863.
   Bib.: Read, Lives of the Judges.

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