William Smith (South Carolina Representative)
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William Smith South Carolina Representative
William Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district

March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1799
Samuel Earle
Abraham Nott
Member of the South Carolina Senate from the Spartanburg District

1810-1818

1790-1795
Personal details
Born(1751-09-20)September 20, 1751
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
DiedJune 22, 1837(1837-06-22) (aged 85)
Spartanburg District, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Professionplanter, politician, judge
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

William Smith (September 20, 1751 – June 22, 1837) was a congressman, state senator and judge from South Carolina.[1]

Smith was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the oldest son of Ralph Smith and Mercy Penquite Smith. He moved to what became Spartanburg District, South Carolina with his family in 1765, where he became a planter. He fought in the Revolutionary War and served as a county judge from 1785 to 1797. He served in the South Carolina Senate from the Spartanburg District from 1790 to 1796 and was later elected a Democratic-Republican to the fifth congress serving from 1797 to 1799. He was elected back to the South Carolina Senate serving from 1810 to 1818. He died in the Spartanburg District in 1837.[2]

External links

  • United States Congress. "William Smith (id: S000625)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

References

  1. ^ "SMITH, William, (1751 - 1837)". Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "William Smith". Retrieved 2013.

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