SMITH, William



SMITH, William, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Bucks County, Pa., September 20, 1751; removed to South Carolina with his father in 1765; planter, of Spartan District; fought in the Revolutionary War; county court judge, 1785-1797; South Carolina senate from Spartan District 1790-1796; elected as a Republican to Fifth Congress (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1799); again a member of the South Carolina senate from Spartan District 1810-1818; died in Spartan District June 22, 1837; probably buried in Glenn Springs section of Spartanburg.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection

Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: In Sondley and Smith family papers, 1768-1936. 150 items. Nonpolitical correspondence and deeds.
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