William B. Small

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William B. Small
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Preceded byEllery Albee Hibbard
Succeeded byFrank Jones
Member of the
New Hampshire Senate
In office
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
BornMay 17, 1817
Limington, Maine
DiedApril 7, 1878 (aged 61)

William Bradbury Small (May 17, 1817 – April 7, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

Born in Limington, Maine, Small moved with his parents to Ossipee, New Hampshire. He attended the public schools and Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846, commencing practice in Newmarket, New Hampshire, and serving as solicitor of Rockingham County. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1865 and served in the New Hampshire Senate in 1870.

Small was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1874. He resumed the practice of law and also engaged in banking. He died in Newmarket, New Hampshire, April 7, 1878, and was interred in Riverside Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "William B. Small (id: S000501)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ellery Albee Hibbard
U.S. Representative for the 1st District of New Hampshire
March 4, 1873 – March 4, 1875
Succeeded by
Frank Jones