Jesse Wharton ( born July 29, 1782 Covesville, Albemarle County, Virginia; † July 22, 1833 in Nashville, Tennessee ) was an American politician ( Democratic- Republican), who represented the state of Tennessee in both chambers of Congress.
After completing his education in Virginia Jesse Wharton studied law and was admitted to the Bar Association. Thereafter, he practiced in his native before he moved to Tennessee and began to press there politically. Thus took place in 1806, then the election to the House of Representatives of the United States, where he remained on 4 March 1807 to 3 March 1809.
When George W. Campbell resigned from the U.S. Senate resigned to follow the vocation to the Treasury of the United States, Jesse Wharton was appointed its kommissarischem successor. He belonged to the Senate on 17 March 1814 to 10 October 1815, before him who succeeded in the election winning John Williams. Wharton then went back to his work as a lawyer after. In 1832 he was transferred to the Board of Trustees of the West Point Military Academy, the Board of Visitors appointed; the following year he died in Nashville.
His grandson Wharton Jackson Green belonged from 1883 to 1887 the U.S. House of Representatives as a representative of North Carolina at.