Nesmith, James Willis

Life Span
to
Full name
James Willis Nesmith
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
7
Family
William Morrison Nesmith (father), Harriet Miller Nesmith (mother), Pauline Goff (wife) 
Occupation
Politician
Military
Attorney or Judge
Farmer or Planter
Businessman
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
Pierce Administration (1853-57)
Buchanan Administration (1857-61)
US Senate
State legislature
State supreme court
State judge
Military
US military (Pre-Civil War)
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