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James Dickinson Smith

James Dickinson Smith, American banker, yachtsman. famous yachts. Member New York Yacht.


  • Smith, James Dickinson was born on November 24, 1832 in Exeter, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Review John and Esther Mary (Woodruff) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated public schools.


    • Archibald Henderson, 1857. Established banking firm of Jameson, Smith & Cotting, later James D. Smith & Company, New York. President of New York Stock Exchange, 1885-1886.

      Treasurer State of Connecticut, 1881. President city council, Stamford, Connecticut, 1894-1897. Director in several corporations.

    Major achievements

    • Famous yachts.


    Member New York Yacht.


    • Married Elizabeth, d.
    • father: Review John Smith
    • mother: Esther Mary (Woodruff) Smith
    • spouse: Elizabeth
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    Born November 24, 1832
    Died 1909
    (aged 76)