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Josiah Smith

  • Birth 26 Feb 1738 Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1803 Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 7505920

U.S. Congressman. Born in Pembroke, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard College in 1774, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced in law in Boston. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representives (1789-90) served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1792-94, 1797) and was Massachusetts State Treasurer in 1797. In 1801, he was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Seventh-Congress, serving until 1803. He died of smallpox at age 65 in Pembroke, Massachusetts.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7505920
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Smith (26 Feb 1738–4 Apr 1803), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7505920, citing Center Cemetery, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .