|Wallace Bickford (Wally) Nesbitt|
|Member of Parliament
August 1953 – December 1973
7 August 1918|
|Died||21 December 1973
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Wallace Bickford (Wally) Nesbitt (7 August 1918 – 21 December 1973) was a Progressive Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Woodstock, Ontario and became a barrister and lawyer by career.
During World War II, Nesbitt served with the Royal Canadian Navy between 1941 and 1945. After studies at Woodstock Collegiate Institute, the University of Western Ontario and Osgoode Hall Law School, he formally became a lawyer in 1947, then in 1954 was appointed Queen's Counsel.
He was first elected at Ontario's Oxford riding in the 1953 general election and was re-elected there for eight successive terms. He attended the 12th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) as the head of the Canadian delegation and in 1959 became first vice-president of that Assembly. Until 1968, Nesbitt continued to represent Canada at the UN.
- Normandin, Pierre G. (1960). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
- Ontario Genealogical Society, Oxford County Branch (12 January 2002). "Weekly History Quiz, Question #115". Oxford Review. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
- The Canadian Press (22 December 1973). "Wallace Nesbitt / Oxford Tory served 20 years in Commons". The Globe and Mail. p. 10.
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