William Russell Smith

William Russell Smith

Birth
Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, USA
Death 26 Feb 1896 (aged 80)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 13252558 · View Source
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US Congressman. A native of Russellville, Kentucky, he served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Alabama's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1851 to 1857. He also served as Mayor of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1839, Member of the Alabama State Legislature from 1841 to 1842, State Court Judge in 1850, Delegate to the Alabama Secession Convention in 1861, Representative from Alabama in the Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1865, and as a Candidate for Governor of Alabama in 1865.

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  • Added: 6 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13252558
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Russell Smith (27 Mar 1815–26 Feb 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13252558, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .