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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