William Smith

William Smith

Full Name: William Smith
Date of birth: January 29, 1801
Date of death: July 1, 1874

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Orange / Orange   Jefferson, Orange
H 32 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Orange / Orange   Jefferson, Orange

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, p. 1, 7/4/1874. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. William Smith, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Internal Improvement  
7th R.S. - 1857
County Boundaries  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Slaves and Slavery  

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