SMITH, Samuel, Congress, NH (1765-1842)

SMITH, Samuel, (brother of Jeremiah Smith and uncle of Robert Smith), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Peterboro, N.H., November 11, 1765; attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., and Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; engaged in mercantile pursuits; served as moderator in town meetings 1794-1811; elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815); was not a candidate for renomination in 1814; resumed his former business pursuits, and in 1828 engaged in the manufacture of paper and cotton goods; died in Peterboro, N.H., April 25, 1842; interment in the Village Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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