Wilson, Daniel

Education

LL.D. 8.11.1851 (Proposed by Professor Day).

Birth/childhood

Born 5.1.1816 2nd son of Archibald Wilson, Edinburgh and Janet Aitken.

Career

Studied at Edinburgh University - B.A. 1837.

Secretary Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Professor of English, University College, Toronto 1853-1880. President University College, Toronto 1880-1887. President Toronto University 1887 - death [1887-6.8.1892]. [University professor]

Publications. Knighted 1883.

Death

Died 6.8.1892.

Sources

  • DNB
  • Dict. Canad. Biog.
  • Fifeshire Jnl. 13.11.1851 p3