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Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B7


Arthur Wilson

Term of Office: 1911 (July) – 1912 (February 1)
Preceded by: Alexander Henderson
Succeeded by: George Black


  • He filled in for the Commissioner of Yukon as Administrator when Alexander Henderson retired until George Black was appointed.
  • He came to the Klondike from Sault St. Marie, Ontario and secured a claim at Ruby Creek.
  • He worked as a purser on the sternwheelers for the White Pass Yukon route.
  • He ran successfully as a Yukon Party candidate for the Yukon Territorial Council in the 1900 Yukon general election.