SMELT, DENNIS, a Representative from Georgia; born near Savannah, Ga., about 1750; received a
limited schooling; participated in the Revolutionary War; elected as a Republican to the Ninth
Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Joseph Bryan;
reelected to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses (September 1, 1806-March 3, 1811); was not a
candidate for reelection to the Twelfth Congress; death date unknown.