Smith, Edward (IL State Representative)
Flourished: Wabash County, Illinois
Smith represented Wabash County in the Illinois House of Representatives in the 9th, 10th, and 11th General Assemblies, 1835-39. While in the legislature, Smith became principal engineer of the Southern Engineering District of Illinois. In this capacity, he made a detailed survey of the Wabash River.
Reports Made to the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Illinois (Vandalia, IL: William Walters, 1839), 98, 106, 163, 168, 179; Public Documents Printed by Order of the Senate of the United States First Session of the Twenty-Eighth Congress(Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1844), 4::2; Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 285, 292, 315.