Member of Bedford County Militia, 1758, French and Indian War; Capt. Third Co., Irvine’s Sixth Regt., Revolution; member 1784 Pa. Assembly, Franklin County; Counselor under old Executive Council, October 24, 1787 to Dec. 21, 1790; member of the first Pa. Senate session from Franklin, 1790-1794.
Col. Smith commanded the 8th Battalion, Southern Franklin County, 1777.
Born about 1731, Hopewell Township, Cumberland County (then, Chester Co.) married Anne Wilson.
Parents: James and Jennett Smith.