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William Smith (South Carolina representative)

William Smith (South Carolina representative)

Congressman, state senator and judge from South Carolina
William Smith (South Carolina representative)
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Intro Congressman, state senator and judge from South Carolina
Was Politician Lawyer Judge
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 20 September 1751, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Death 22 June 1837, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, U.S.A. (aged 85 years)
Star sign Virgo
Politics Democratic-Republican Party
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Biography

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

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.

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