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Meriwether Smith

Member From: 1775 - 1788

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  • Birth Date: 1730 Birth Place:
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Additional Info: 1778 Assembly - William Roane was chosen in place of Meriwether Smith, who was elected a delegate to Congress. 1782 Assembly - William Gatewood succeeded Meriwether Smith, who had been elected to the Council. ​
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  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1776
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1775-1776 Essex Propositions and Grievances
1776 Essex Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
1778 Essex Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances
1781-1782 Essex Propositions and Grievances
1782 Essex
1785-1786 Essex Claims
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Greivances
1786-1787 Essex
1787-1788 Essex
1788 Essex Privileges and Elections

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