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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" 
Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Josiah Smith (26 Feb 1738–4 Apr 1803), Find A Grave: Memorial #7505920, citing Center Cemetery, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
Smith, Susan Augusta. "A Memorial Of Reverend Thomas Smith: Second Minister Of Pembroke, Massachusetts, And His Descendants." Plymouth: Avery & Doten, 1895; Whitefish MT: Kessinger, 2010. pp. 19-21. ISBN 9781165903955
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