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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
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, p. 1, 7/4/1874. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Smith, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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