Thomas Wilson (Virginia politician)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Virginia's 1st district
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813
|Preceded by||William McKinley|
|Succeeded by||John G. Jackson|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Monongalia County|
Alongside Ralph Berkshire
Alongside John Evans
|Member of the Virginia Senate from Monongalia, Ohio, Harrison, Wood, Brooke and Randolph Counties|
|Preceded by||John Haymond|
|Succeeded by||Philip Doddridge|
|Member of the Virginia Senate from Monongalia, Ohio, Randolph and Harrison Counties|
|Preceded by||John Duval|
|Succeeded by||John Haymond|
|Born||September 11, 1765|
|Died||January 24, 1826 (aged 60)|
|Battles/wars||War of 1812|
Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia, and studied law there. He was admitted to the bar on September 21, 1789, and commenced practice in Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia). He served as member of the Virginia Senate from 1792 to 1795 and in the Virginia House of Delegates in 1799 and 1800. He was again a member of the Virginia Senate 1800-1804.
Wilson was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813) defeating Democratic-Republican William McKinley. He was again a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1816 and 1817, after which he resumed the practice of law.
He died in Morgantown, January 24, 1826 and was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Thomas Wilson (id: W000615)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 1st congressional district
John G. Jackson
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