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George Norris Williams

Term of Office: 1916 (October 13) – 1918 (April 1)
Preceded by: George Black
Succeeded by: George Patton MacKenzie

Born: 1866
Died: 1949


  • He was a Yukon Councilor when George Black was Commissioner.
  • He was appointed Administrator of Yukon and in that role was Acting Commissioner, filling in for Commissioner George Black when he travelled South and then to war in Europe.
  • He held that role until both the position of Administrator and Commissioner of Yukon were cut and the Gold Commissioner became the Chief Executive Officer of Yukon.