Biographical entry Wilson, Samuel (1832 - 1895)
- 7 February 1832
- 11 June 1895
- Science patron and Pastoralist
(Sir) Samuel Wilson was an astonishingly successful pastoralist with huge areas of freehold land in Victoria and New South Wales. He supported the work of the Acclimatisation Society by experimenting with ostrich farming and breeding angora goats, trout and salmon.
- Blake, L. J., 'Wilson, Sir Samuel (1832-1895)', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 418-419. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060450b.htm. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 4 February 2010
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