Arthur Russell Nesbitt

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Russell Nesbitt
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by New riding
Succeeded by Lionel Conacher
Constituency Bracondale
In office
Preceded by Henry Cooper
Succeeded by Riding abolished
Constituency Toronto Northwest - Seat B
Personal details
Born (1883-11-01)November 1, 1883
Nestleton, Durham County, Ontario
Died July 11, 1962(1962-07-11) (aged 78)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Sadie Harrison Brown (m. 1913)
Children 1
Occupation Lawyer

Arthur Russell Nesbitt (November 1, 1883 – July 11, 1962) was an Ontario lawyer and political figure. He was elected to Toronto City Council for Ward 4 beginning in 1920, was subsequently elected to the Toronto Board of Control and then was elected provincially representing Toronto Northwest and then Bracondale in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1923 to 1937 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Nestleton, Durham County, Ontario, the son of George M. Nesbitt. Nesbitt was educated at Toronto University and Osgoode Hall, was called to the bar in 1910 and set up practice in Toronto. In 1913, he married Sadie Harrison Brown. Nesbitt was a Master in the Orange Lodge. He and Sadie raised one daughter together.[1]


  1. ^ "A. R. Nesbitt". The Globe and Mail. July 12, 1962. p. 36. 

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