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Stephen Thurston Hayt (June 5, 1822 Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York - August 31, 1907 Corning, Steuben County, New York) was an American politician from New York.


He was the son of John C. Hayt (1787-1854) and Martha (Towner) Hayt. On November 19, 1856, he married Margaret C. Townsend at Palmyra, New York. Their son was Stephen Thurston Hayt, Jr.

He was a delegate to the 1860, 1868 and 1884 Republican National Conventions.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (27th district) from 1864 to 1866.

In 1866, he was elected a Canal Commissioner on the Republican ticket, and was in office from 1867 to 1869. He was defeated for re-election in 1869 by Democrat William W. Wright.

He was buried at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Corning, NY.




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