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George Wayne Wilson (1869-1952)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

The Whitehorse Star - Friday, April 18, 1952

Headline: Funeral Services Conducted For Late G. W. Wilson, 1952

    Funeral services were conducted Thursday by the Masonic Order for their late brother George Wayne Wilson, father of York and Dave Wilson.

    Mr. Wilson came to the Yukon late in 1900 and has made his home here ever since. He was a Past master of Whitehorse Masonic Lodge and a District Deputy Grand Master of District No. 11, Grand Lodge of British Columbia.

    He died last Monday, April 14, in Whitehorse General Hospital. Burial taking place jn Whitehorse Cemetry.