SMITH, William (1751-1837)

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.

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.