Albert Smith (New York politician)

Albert Smith
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Albert Smith, New York Congressman, Wisconsin Judge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847
Preceded byAlfred Babcock
Succeeded byHarvey Putnam
Personal details
Born(1805-06-22)June 22, 1805
Cooperstown, New York, U.S.
DiedAugust 28, 1870(1870-08-28) (aged 65)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Resting placeForest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political partyWhig
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Stevens Smith

Albert Smith (June 22, 1805 – August 28, 1870) was an American politician, a judge and a U.S. Representative from New York.

Early live[edit]

Born in Cooperstown, New York, Smith completed preparatory studies and moved to Batavia, New York, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Batavia.


Smith held several local offices, and served as member of the New York State Assembly in 1840.

Elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses, Smith served as United States Representative for the 33rd district of New York from (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1847).

Smith moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1849, where he resumed the practice of law. He was a Justice of the Peace 1851-1859 and served as judge of the Milwaukee County Court 1859-1870.[1]


Smith died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 28, 1870 (age 65 years, 66 days). He is interred at Forest Home Cemetery.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alfred Babcock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Harvey Putnam

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website