James Milne Wilson

Australian politician (1812-1880)

Sir James Milne Wilson KCMG (29 February 1812 – 29 February 1880) was a Scottish-born Australian politician. He served as premier of Tasmania from 1869 to 1872. He was also president of the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1872 until his death in 1880.

Sir James Milne Wilson

Wilson was born in Banff, Scotland. He married Deborah Hope in 1847. In 1880, he died on his 68th birthday in Hobart Town, Tasmania. Wilson was born on 29 February, making him a leapling, and died on the same date.[1]

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  1. "Wilson, Sir James Milne". Dictionary of Australian Biography. Retrieved 25 February 2020.

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