Peter A. Wilson

Terms Served

  • 1860 to 1861
  • 1882 to 1883

Accomplishments in Office

Winston’s second Mayor was one of the town’s first settlers. In addition to two terms as Mayor, Wilson served nine terms as a Town Commissioner, was State Representative from Forsyth County and State Senator for Stokes and Forsyth.

Personal Life

Wilson also owned a hotel and “house of entertainment” at Liberty and Third Streets. He was a tailor by trade.

Peter A. Wilson