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Henry Smith

Birthdate: (52)
Death: June 28, 1818 (52)
Immediate Family:

Son of Job Smith and Ruth Harris
Husband of Abbie Allen
Brother of Benjamin Smith and James W Smith

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About Henry Smith, Governor


Henry Smith (February 10, 1766 - June 28, 1818) was the fifth Governor of Rhode Island from October 15, 1805 to May 7, 1806. Elected to the state senate in 1803, he succeeded to the governorship on the death of Arthur Fenner as Lieutenant Governor Paul Mumford had predeceased Fenner. He was born in Providence.

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February 10, 1766
June 28, 1818
Age 52