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Robert Waverley Smith

Robert Waverley Smith, American banker.

Background

  • Smith, Robert Waverley was born on August 10, 1865 in Buckingham County, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Bolyn and Mary (Taylor) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, 1887.

    Career

    • Admitted to Texas bar, 1889. City attorney, Galveston, 1893-1897. President First National Bank, Galveston, January 1, since 1901.

      Author of the commission feature of the original Galveston Commission Charter, 1901. Chairman Galveston Deep Water Committee. Regent University of Texas.

      Trustee Rosenberg Library, Galveston.

    Works

    • Author of the commission feature of the original Galveston Commission Charter, 1901. Chairman Galveston Deep Water Committee. Regent University of Texas.

      Trustee Rosenberg Library, Galveston.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married Etta Jane Sealy, September 29, 1896.
    • father: Robert Bolyn Smith
    • mother: Mary (Taylor) Smith
    • spouse: Etta Jane Sealy
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    Born August 10, 1865
    Died July 12, 1930
    (aged 64)
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