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William Smith

William Smith, American senator. member United States Ho; member South Carolina. Senate, 1802-1808, president, 1806; member United States Senate (Democrat) from South Carolina., 1816-1823, 26-31, twice elected president pro tem, delivered his most important speech in Missouri debates, 1820, defended So; member South Carolina. Ho; member South Carolina. Senate, 1831; member lower house Ala.

Background

  • Smith, William was born in 1762 in North Carolina, United States.

  • Education

    • Graduate Mt.

    Membership

    Member United States Ho. Member South Carolina. Senate, 1802-1808, president, 1806.

    Member United States Senate (Democrat) from South Carolina., 1816-1823, 26-31, twice elected president pro tem, delivered his most important speech in Missouri debates, 1820, defended So. Member South Carolina. Ho; member South Carolina.

    Senate, 1831; member lower house Ala.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Duff, 1781, 1 child.
    • spouse: Margaret Duff
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    Died June 26, 1840
    (aged 78)
    Nationality