The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]
Wilson, John Alexander
Wilson, John Alexander, Farmer, Helensville. Mr. Wilson was born in Wairoa South, and is a son of Mr. J. S. Wilson, of that place. He was educated at the local school and remained with his father for some years, until he acquired the property at Helensville on which he now resides, and of which he has been in possession for about sixteen years. The farm consists of 350 acres of level grass land, and carries over 200 sheep and about 200 head of cattle. Mr. Wilson has always taken an active interest in local affairs, and was a member of the Wairoa Rifles until the corps was disbanded. He is married to a daughter of Mr. Charles Simcock, of Kaukapakapa, and has one son and one daughter.
Mr. J. A. Wilson.