1735 – Richard Smith, born on the 22nd of March in Burlington, New Jersey. He was a lawyer and politician who served in the Continental Congress. He was educated under private teachers and in Quaker schools, and studied law.
1762 – He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later in Burlington.
– He was commissioned county clerk of Burlington on the 7th of December.
1774 – 1776 – He was chosen as a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress.
1776 – He was a member of the New Jersey State council.
1776 – 1777 – He was elected treasurer of New Jersey.
1790 – He moved to Laurens, New York.
1799 – Then moved to Philadelphia.
1803 – Died near Natchez, Mississippi on the 17th of September, and was interred in Natchez Cemetery.