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William Jay Smith
Birth: Sep. 24, 1823
Death: Nov. 29, 1913

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Served in the United States Army during the Mexican War and in the Union Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Tennessee's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1869 to 1871. He was defeated in 1870. Also served as a Delegate to the Tennessee State Constitutional Convention in 1865, Member of the Tennessee State Senate from 1867 to 1869, and 1885 to 1887, and Delegate to the Republican National Convention from Tennesse in 1868 and 1876. (bio by: K) 
 
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  Mary Ann Ross Smith (1829 - 1921)*
 
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Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Chapel Hill Section, Lot 59
 
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Record added: Aug 22, 2003
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