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Andrew Heron Wilson

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Nationality  Scottish Australian
Name  Andrew Wilson
Spouse(s)  Jessie Adam (d.1931)
Role  Politician
Occupation  Company director
Religion  Presbyterian

Andrew Heron Wilson
Full Name  Andrew Heron Wilson
Born  24 August 1844 Ayr, Scotland (1844-08-24)
Died  August 29, 1906, Maryborough, Australia

Resting place  Maryborough Cemetery

Andrew Heron Wilson (24 August 1844 – 29 August 1906) was a politician in colonial Queensland, member of the Queensland Legislative Council.


Early life

Wilson was son of Andrew Wilson and Grace (Heron) his wife, was born at Ayr, Scotland, and educated at the Ayr Academy. He emigrated to Queensland in 1864, and became a large saw-mill owner at Maryborough, Queensland. He was married at Cunning Park, Ayr, to Miss Jessie Adam.


Wilson was called to the Legislative Council in 1883 where he served until his death in 1906.

Published works

  • Heron-Wilson, Andrew (1896), From Maryborough (Queensland) to and through New Zealand in 1891 
  • Heron-Wilson, Andrew (1899), From Queensland to England via China, Japan, Canada, and the United States in 1899, s.n 
  • References

    Andrew Heron Wilson Wikipedia

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