Wilson, John D.

John D. Wilson (Roll #14006)

Submitted by: Wilbor O. Wilson, Nephew

John D. Wilson was the sixth child of John Wilson and Jane (James) Wilsom. He was born 2-24-1864 and attended the area schools before going to the Chickasaw Male Academy in Tishimingo then finished his education at Spencer Academey, Choctaw Nation.

He farmed and raised stock before establishing business near Doaksbville, I.T. He was appointed a census Enumerator for the district and in October, the legislature elected him as secretary of the lower house. He was one fourth Choctaw and very well educated.