11/13/1809 - 10/30/1887

SMITH, Dr. William Anthony, a Representative from Cambria County; born, November 13, 1809 in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa.; M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1842; assistant surgeon, United States Army (1861-1864, Civil War: prisoner of war, Libby Prison, 1862); lawyer; gubernatorial appointee, prothonotary, Cambria County (1839-1845); physician; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1850 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1851 term; deputy prothonotary, Pennsylvania Supreme Court; died, October 30, 1887 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interned, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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