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  Smith, Meriwether
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NameMeriwether Smith
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, Virginia , United States
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Born 00, 1730
DiedJanuary 25, 1790 (60 years)
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InfoSMITH, Meriwether, a Delegate from Virginia; born at “Bathurst,” near Dunnsville, Essex County, Va., in 1730; completed preparatory studies; was a signer of the Westmoreland Association in 1766; member of Essex Committee on Safety in 1774; member of the House of Burgesses in 1774 and 1775; delegate to the Revolutionary conventions of 1775 and 1776; member of the state house of delegates 1776-1778; member of the Continental Congress 1778-1779 and 1781; again a member of the state house of delegates in 1781, 1782, 1785, and 1788; delegate to the state ratification convention in 1788; died at “Marigold,” near Ozeana, Essex County, Va., January 25, 1790; interment on his estate at “Bathurst,” near Dunnsville, Essex County, Va.

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  09/01/1790 VA District 7 Lost 39.26% (-0.23%)
  02/02/1789 VA District 07 - Initial Election Lost 17.05% (-46.90%)
  06/01/1788 Virginia Ratifying Convention Won 39.63% (+10.37%)
  12/31/1780 VA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1779 VA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1778 VA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1777 VA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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