SMITH, WILLIAM, a Delegate and a Representative from Maryland; born in Donegal Township,
Lancaster County, Pa., April 12, 1728; moved to Baltimore, Md., May 1, 1761; appointed a member
of the committee of correspondence in 1774; member of the committee of observation in 1775; one of
a committee appointed by Congress to constitute a naval board in 1777; Member of the Continental
Congress in 1777; engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the
First Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791); First Auditor of the United States Treasury July 16
to November 27, 1791; member of the state senate in 1801; died in Baltimore, Md., on March 27,
1814; interment in the Old Westminster Graveyard.