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Nathan Smith
Birth: Jan. 8, 1770
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1835
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Senator. Elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to represent Connecticut in the US Senate, he served from 1833 until his death. Born in Woodbury, Connecticut, he was admitted to the bar in 1792 and settled as a lawyer in New Haven. In 1817 he was appointed prosecuting attoney for New Haven County and kept that position for the rest of his life, while also serving as a delegate to the 1818 State Constitutional Convention, as an unsuccessful candidate for State Governor (1825), and two years (1828 to 1829) as US Attorney for Connecticut. Smith's interest in politics came late in his career and he was 63 when he took his seat in the US Senate, one of the oldest serving members of that body. This marked his only time in elected office. He died in Washington, DC, and
John Milton Niles was elected to complete his term. There is a cenotaph for him at Congressional Cemetery. He was the brother of US Congressman Nathaniel Smith and uncle of US Senator Truman Smith. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Congressional Cemetery *
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 30, Site 63
*Cenotaph [?]
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
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Nathan Smith
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