Jackson Stitt Wilson

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Jackson Stitt Wilson was a clergyman and evangelist author. He was active in the Christian socialism and Social Gospel[1] movements. He was elected mayor of Berkeley in 1912.[1]

Early life

Born March 19, 1868, in Canada, he became a pastor in 1888 the Methodist Episcopal church.


From 1893-97 he was pastor of the Erie street Methodist Episcopal church of Chicago, Illinois.

Since 1897 he has devoted himself to the Social Gospel.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 History Talk: Dr. Stephen Barton on Berkeley Mayor J. Stitt Wilson – Social Crusader and Socialist

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