William Smith (Virginia representative)

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William Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1827
Preceded by Thomas Newton, Jr.
Succeeded by Lewis Maxwell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823
Preceded by Ballard Smith
Succeeded by Jabez Leftwich
Personal details
Born Unknown
Chesterfield County, Virginia
Died Unknown
Political party Jacksonian
Other political
affiliations
Democratic-Republican

William Smith was an eighteenth and nineteenth century congressman from Virginia.

Born in Chesterfield, Virginia, Smith completed preparatory studies and was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1782. He was elected a Democratic-Republican, Crawford Republican and Jacksonian to the United States House of Representatives in 1820, serving from 1821 to 1827.

Election of 1821[edit]

Smith was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives with 53.17% of the vote, defeating fellow Democratic-Republican James Wilson.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ballard Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 7th congressional district

1821–1823
Succeeded by
Jabez Leftwich
Preceded by
Thomas Newton, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 21st congressional district

1823–1827
Succeeded by
Lewis Maxwell

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