Samuel Greerson Nesbitt

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Samuel Greerson Nesbitt
Ontario MPP
In office
1908–1919
Preceded by William Arnson Willoughby
Succeeded by Wesley Montgomery
Constituency Northumberland East
Personal details
Born (1859-11-23)November 23, 1859
Brighton, Canada West
Died February 23, 1938(1938-02-23) (aged 78)
Brighton, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Eleanor M. Bibby (m. 1884)
Occupation Apple exporter

Samuel Greerson Murray "Sam" Nesbitt (November 23, 1859 – February 23, 1938) was an apple exporter[1] and political figure in Ontario. He represented Northumberland East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1908 to 1919 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Brighton,[1] the son of James Nesbitt, a native of Ireland, and was educated in Brighton. In 1884, he married Eleanor M. Bibby. Nesbitt was president of the Canadian Canning Company, he served eight years as reeve of Brighton.[1] In 1915, Nesbitt donated land and funds towards the construction of the Brighton Public School,[2] he died in Brighton in 1938 and was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chambers, Ernest J (1916). Canadian Parliamentary Guide 1916. 
  2. ^ Tobby, Gordon (July 5, 2011). "Brighton Public School is worth saving from the wrecking ball". Northumberland News. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  3. ^ http://www.treesbydan.com/p2048.htm#i53838

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