Albert SMITH, Congress, NY (1805-1870)


SMITH, Albert, a Representative from New York; born in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., June 22, 1805; completed preparatory studies; moved to Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; member of the State assembly in 1840; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847); moved to Milwaukee, Wis., in 1849 and resumed the practice of law; justice of the peace 1851-1859; judge of the Milwaukee County Court 1859-1870; died in Milwaukee, Wis., August 27, 1870; interment in Forest Home Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present