George Wilson
Biographical information
ResidenceGeorge Wilson's garage, Valley of Ashes, New York
Family members

Myrtle Wilson (wife)


George B. Wilson is Myrtle’s husband and an owner of a run-down auto shop at the edge of the Valley of Ashes. George loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair with Tom Buchanan. When Myrtle is killed by a car, driven by Daisy, Tom blames it all on Gatsby. Tom also says that Gatsby was having an affair with Myrtle, when Tom was the one who really was. George then goes after Gatsby and ends up shooting and killing him. After he kills Gatsby, he put the gun in his mouth and pulls the trigger.