William T. Nuckolls

William Thompson Nuckolls (February 23, 1801 – September 27, 1855) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

William Thompson Nuckolls
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byJoseph Gist
Succeeded byWilliam K. Clowney
Personal details
Born(1801-02-23)February 23, 1801
Union County, South Carolina
DiedSeptember 27, 1855(1855-09-27) (aged 54)
Political partyJacksonian
Alma materSouth Carolina College
Professionlawyer, planter

Born near Hancockville, Union (now Cherokee) County, South Carolina, Nuckolls graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1820. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Nuckolls was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth, Twenty-first, and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1833). He died on his plantation near Hancockville, South Carolina, on September 27, 1855. He was interred in Whig Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "William T. Nuckolls (id: N000167)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by