Robert D. Wilson

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Robert Dick Wilson (February 3, 1839 – December 4, 1930) was an American farmer and politician.

Born in Falkirk, Scotland, Wilson emigrated to the United States in 1854[1] and settled in the Town of Melrose, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Wilson was a farmer.[1] Wilson served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1880 and was a Republican.[2] He later lived in West Virginia, where he was a mine superintendent, and then moved to Cumberland, Maryland, where he was involved in paper manufacturing.[1] He died in Clarksburg, West Virginia.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Robert D. Wilson Dies in Clarksburg, W. Va". Cumberland Evening Times. December 5, 1930. p. 9. Retrieved September 22, 2018 – via open access
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1880, Biographical Sketch of Robert D. Wilson, p. 515
  3. ^ "Robert D. Wilson, Sr". Cumberland Evening Times. December 8, 1930. p. 7. Retrieved September 22, 2018 – via open access