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George Wilson was born in Edinburgh in 1818. He was the younger brother of Sir Daniel Wilson (1816-1892). He was educated at the city's Royal High School. After leaving school he later on, in 1838, became a laboratory assistant to Dr. Thomas Graham (1805-1869) at the University College, London. He took his M.D. at Edinburgh University in 1839 and was qualified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Wilson then became an extra-mural lecturer on chemistry. He also owned a congregational church belonging to an independent section. In 1855 he became Regius Professor of Technology at Edinburgh University and also Director of the Scottish Industrial Museum (now known as the Royal Scottish Museum, Chambers Street). His publications include Life of Henry Cavendish (1851), Researches on colour-blindedness (1855), and The five gateways of knowledge (1856). He also wrote on religious subjects. Professor George Wilson died in 1859.

From the guide to the Papers of Professor George Wilson (1818-1859), 1850-1857, (Edinburgh University Library)

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