Josiah Smith

Josiah Miller Smith (1738 - 1803)

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Lieutenant Josiah Miller Smith
Born in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died in Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 10 May 2020 | Created 31 May 2009
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Lieutenant Josiah Smith participated in the American Revolution


  • "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" [1]


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