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Monday March 25, 2013

MILTON THOMAS WILSON
Milton Thomas Wilson, died on Friday March 22, 2013. Born in Toronto February 23, 1923, survived by his wife, Joanna; children Barbara, Katharine, Gregory, Victoria, Timothy, Antony; grandchildren Joanna, Matthew, Adam, Laura, Allegra, Justine, Milton, Thomas, Jonathan, Alexandra, Samantha, Jessica, Timene, James, Ava, Elias; great-grandchildren Isla and Felix.
Obtained his B.A. (1945) and M.A. (1946) from the University of Toronto and Ph.D from Columbia University (1957). Appointed lecturer at Trinity College, Toronto (1949). Became full professor (1966) and professor emeritus (1988). A scholar of Romantic poetry, he worked on behalf of Canadian literature for many years, editing several collections and acting as Managing Editor of The Canadian Forum (1954-1968). He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Sacred Letters by Trinity College (1992). A Memorial Service may be held at Trinity College at a later date.

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