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James Willis Nesmith

James Willis Nesmith, Canadian army officer, senator. member United States Senate from Oregon, 1861-1867; member board visitors United States Military Academy, 1866; member United States House of Representatives from Oregon, 43d Congress, December, 1873-1875.

Background

  • Nesmith, James Willis was born on July 23, 1820 in New Brunswick, Canada. Son of William Morrison and Harriet (Willis) Nesmith.

  • Membership

    Member United States Senate from Oregon, 1861-1867. Member board visitors United States Military Academy, 1866. Member United States House of Representatives from Oregon, 43d Congress, December, 1873-1875.

    Connections

    • Married Pauline Goff, 1846.
    • father: William Morrison Nesmith
    • mother: Harriet (Willis) Nesmith
    • spouse: Pauline Goff
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    Born July 23, 1820
    Died June 17, 1885
    (aged 64)
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