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J. Stitt Wilson

Jackson Stitt Wilson (March 19, 1868 – August 28, 1942), commonly known as J. Stitt Wilson, was a Canadian-born American politician. He was a Christian socialist and suffragist, and held Georgist economic views. A member of the Socialist Party of America, Wilson was the mayor of Berkeley, California from 1911 to 1913. He ran for Congress on a socialist platform, receiving 40 percent of the votes cast, but was defeated by the incumbent Republican Congressman.

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