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  • ID: I187500
  • Name: Israel SMITH
  • RELA: 8th cousin 10x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 APR 1759 in Suffield, Hartford Co., CT
  • GRAD: 1781 Yale College
  • Event: Elected U.S. Representative from Vermont BET 17 OCT 1791 AND 3 MAR 1797
  • Event: Elected U.S. Representative from Vermont BET 4 MAR 1801 AND 3 MAR 1803
  • Event: Elected U.S. Senator from Vermont BET 4 MAR 1803 AND 1 OCT 1807
  • Event: Elected Governor of Vermont BET 1807 AND 1808
  • Death: 2 DEC 1810 in Rutland, Rutland Co., VT
  • Title: Gov.
  • Note:
    SMITH, Israel, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Suffield, Conn., April 4, 1759; graduated from Yale College in 1781; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Rupert, Vt.; member, State house of representatives 1785, 1788-1791; moved to Rutland, Vt.; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1791; upon the admission of Vermont as a State into the Union was elected to the Second Congress; reelected to the Third and Fourth Congresses and served from October 17, 1791, to March 3, 1797; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; member, State house of representatives 1797; chief justice of the State supreme court 1797-1798; elected to the Seventh Congress (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1803); did not seek renomination, having become a candidate for Senator; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1803, until his resignation on October 1, 1807, having been elected Governor; Governor of Vermont 1807- 1808; died in Rutland, Vt., December 2, 1810; interment in the West Street Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Daniel SMITH b: 2 AUG 1725 in Suffield, Hartford Co., CT
    Mother: Anna KENT b: 2 OCT 1730 in Suffield, Hartford Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown

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