Henry Smith

Gov. Henry Smith

Rhode Island

Term(s)
October 15, 1905 - May 7, 1806

Born
February 10, 1766

Passed
June 28, 1818

Party

School(s)

Status:
Succeeded

Birth State
Rhode Island

BIO

HENRY SMITH was born in Providence, Rhode Island. As President of the Rhode Island Senate, he became acting governor upon the death of Arthur Fenner. He relinquished the office to the Lieutenant Governor less than one year later.

Source

Mohr, Ralph S. Governors for Three Hundred Years (1638-1954): Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.State of Rhode Island, Graves Registration Committee, August 1954.

The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Vol. 9. New York: James T. White & Company.

Sobel, Robert, and John Raimo, eds. Biographical Directory of the Governors of the United States, 1789-1978, Vol. 4. Westport, CT: Meckler Books, 1978. 4 vols.

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