Albert Smith (Maine)

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Albert Smith (January 3, 1793 – May 29, 1867) was a U.S. Representative from Maine.


Born in Hanover, Massachusetts, Smith attended the common schools and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, in 1813. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Portland, Maine, in 1817. He served as member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1820. He was United States Marshal for the district of Maine 1830-1838.

Smith was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress. He died in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1867. He was interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Francis Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Succeeded by
William P. Fessenden