01/04/1804 - 08/27/1878

SMITH, Henry William, a Representative from Berks County; born, January 4, 1804 in Reading, Berks County, Pa.; lawyer (1825-1865); solicitor, Reading Water Company; elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1832, 1835, 1841, 1844, 1846); elected, Democratic National Convention (1835); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1836, 1846); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1843 and 1844; unsuccessful campaign, judge, Berks County (1851, 1861); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention (1872-1873); elected, commissioner, Berks County (1876-1878); died, August 27, 1878 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading Berks County, Pennsylvania. 

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