Josiah M. Smith

Full Name: Josiah M. Smith
Date of birth: 1817
Date of death: August 1863

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Unknown / Shelby   Shelby

(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Josiah M. Smith, born 1817 in Maury County, Tennessee, died August 1863 in McLennan County, Texas. Married Amanda Ann Moore, 4/18/1837 in Maury County, Tennessee. Smith Family Tree.
  • Census of 1850 - J.M. Smith, Shelby County, age 38, born circa 1812 in Tennessee, farmer, in household with Amandy Smith.
    Census of 1860 - J.M. Smith, McLennan County, age 47, born circa 1813 in Virginia, tavern keeper, in household with Amanda Smith. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Mention of letter by "...the Hon. Josiah M. Smith, member of the present Legislature, dated Kaufman station, March 6th, 1849..." Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register (Houston), 1/31/1850, p. 1, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Committee Information top

3rd R.S. - 1849
Apportionment, Special  
Governor's Message, Select  
Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Military Affairs (Chair) 

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