Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 13, page(s) 11

PERRY SMITH

a native of the town of Washington, settled in the practice of law, in New-Milford, soon after his admission to the Bar of this county [Litchfield], about the year 1807; was elected a member of the General Assembly, in the years 1822 and 1823, and again in the years 1835 and 1836. During the latter session, he was appointed a Senator of the United States, for six years from the 4th of March following. He was also appointed Judge of Probate for the year 1833, and again for the year 1835. On obtaining the appointment of Senator, he gave up the practice of law, which he had pursued until that time.