SMITH, Josiah, (1738 - 1803)


SMITH, Josiah, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Pembroke, Mass., February 26, 1738; was graduated from Harvard College in 1774; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; member of the State house of representatives in 1789 and 1790; served in the State senate 1792-1794 and in 1797; State treasurer in 1797; elected as a Republican to the Seventh Congress (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1803); was not a candidate for renomination in 1802; died in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Mass., April 4, 1803; interment in Pembroke Cemetery.