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Clergyman

Gilbert Wilson, Canadian clergyman.

Background

Wilson, Gilbert was born on November 8, 1867 in Newton Robinson, Ontario, Canada. Son of James and Agnes (Robinson) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Toronto U., 1894, A.M., Bachelor of Laws, 1895. Post-graduate work, Knox College, Toronto, 1895-1898. Doctor of Philosophy., magna cum laude, University of Halle, Germany, 1900, also A.A., Master of Laws.

Doctor of Divinity, from Manitoba University in 1913.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1900. Pastor Augustine Church, Winnipeg, Canada, 1900-1915, High Park Church, Toronto, 1915-1917, New First Congressional Church, Chicago, 1918-1925. Pastor Park Manor Congressional Church since 1925.

Naturalized citizen, 1925. Joint chaplain Strathcoma Horse, Fort Osborne, Winnipeg, 1900-1914. Member Senate, Manitoba College, 1900-1914, Knox College, 1915-1918.

Member board Manitoba U., 1904-1914. Member Royal Common for Reconstruction of Manitoba U., 1908-1910. Trustee Chicago Tract Society, Chicago Bible Society.

Membership

Member Society for Biblical Research, The Gnosis, The Irving. Mason.; Club: Madawaska (Toronto).

Connections

Married Harriett M. H. Smirle, A.M., of Ottawa, Canada, December 24, 1903 (died September 21, 1922). Children: Harriett Mary Mornington, Gilbert Archibald James, Roma Margaret Holmes, Lillian Georgiana Maude.

father:
James Wilson

mother:
Agnes (Robinson) Wilson

spouse:
Harriett M. H. Smirle

child:
Harriett Mary Mornington Wilson

child:
Gilbert Archibald James Wilson

child:
Roma Margaret Holmes Wilson

child:
Lillian Georgiana Maude Wilson