Wilson Nesbitt

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Wilson T. Nesbitt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819
Preceded by Thomas Moore
Succeeded by John McCreary
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born 1781
Died Mary 13, 1861 (aged 79–80)
Montgomery, Alabama
Political party Democratic-Republican
Occupation politician, farmer

Wilson T. Nesbitt (1781 – May 13, 1861)[1] was a United States Representative from South Carolina. His date of birth is unknown but he resided in Spartanburg, South Carolina where he attended the common schools. Later, he was a student at South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia, South Carolina in 1805 and 1806. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and conducted an iron foundry.

Nesbitt was a justice of quorum of Spartanburg County, South Carolina in 1810. He served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1810–1814. He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819). After leaving Congress, he moved to Alabama. He died in Montgomery, Alabama in 1861 and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Moore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
John McCreary