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John Smith

Birthplace: Kingston, Ulster County, New York, United States
Death: Died in New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge William Smith and Mary Smith
Husband of Lydia Fanning; Elizabeth Smith and Elizabeth "Betsy" Nicholl (Woodhull)
Father of William "Point Billy" Smith; Egbert Tangier Smith and Sarah Augusta Lawrence
Brother of Mary Smith
Half brother of William Smith; Caleb Smith; Mary Robert and Hannah Woodhull

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About John Smith, U.S. Senator

John Smith, a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Mastic, Long Island, N.Y., February 12, 1752; completed preparatory studies; member, State assembly 1784-1799; delegate to the State convention which adopted the Federal Constitution in 1788; elected to the Sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Jonathan N. Havens; reelected to the Seventh and Eighth Congresses and served from February 6, 1800, until his resignation, effective February 23, 1804; elected as a Democratic Republican on February 4, 1804, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of De Witt Clinton; reelected, and served from February 23, 1804, to March 3, 1813; United States marshal for the district of New York 1813-1815; major general of the New York Militia at the time of his death in Mastic, Long Island, N.Y., August 12, 1816; interment in the family cemetery on Smiths Point, N.Y.

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John Smith, U.S. Senator's Timeline

February 12, 1756
Kingston, Ulster County, New York, United States
April 7, 1777
Age 21
May 19, 1794
Age 38
New York, USA
August 17, 1796
Age 40
Mastic, Suffolk, NY, USA
June 25, 1816
Age 60
New York, New York, United States