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Smith, John

Born: 1735? AD
Died: 1824 AD.

Nationality: American
Categories: Senator


1735 - Born in either Virginia or Ohio.

1790 - Prepared for the ministry, and was pastor in various Baptist congregations in Virginia and Ohio.

1799 - A member of the Northwest Territorial legislature.

         - A delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Hamilton County.

1803-1808 - Upon the admission of Ohio as a State into the Union was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate.

         -  Indicted in Richmond, Virginia, on charges of participating in treasonous schemes with Aaron Burr; the charges were dropped after Burr was acquitted.

1824 - He died in St. Francisville, Louisiana on July 30th.


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