Thomas M. Nelson

Thomas Maduit Nelson ( born September 27, 1782 Oak Hill, Mecklenburg County, Virginia; † November 10, 1853 in Columbus, Georgia ) was an American politician. Between 1816 and 1819 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Thomas Nelson attended the public schools of his home. During the British - American War he was a captain or major in an infantry unit. He remained until May 1815 in the military. Later he hit as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party launched a political career.

After the death of Mr Thomas Gholson Nelson was at the due election for the 18th seat of Virginia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on December 4, 1816. After a re-election he was able to complete a term in Congress until March 3, 1819. In 1818 he gave up another candidacy.