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Howard Caswell Smith

Howard Caswell Smith, American publishing executive, cemetery director, mayor. member board D. Appleton & Company; Member New York City of Commerce.; Member cavalry, National Guard New York, 1894-1900, Depot Cavalry, 1915; member New York Neuropsychology Group, 1917-1918, now colonel retired; Member Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R., New England Society of New New York; Member P.E.Ch. (senior warden).

Background

  • Smith, Howard Caswell was born on February 19, 1871 in New York City. Son of Charles Stewart and Henrietta H. (Caswell) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1893.

    Career

    • January 1952); children—Caswell, R. Moen, St. Clair, Barry. Married 3d, Mary F. Phelps, December 2, 1954. Connected with Charles Hathaway & Company, commercial paper, 1894-1910, and continued with its successors, Hathaway, Smith, Folds & Company, 1910-1924, Hathaway & Company, 1925-1932.

      Member board D. Appleton & Company. Chairman of the Board Appleton-Century Crofts, Inc., 1933-1952, now director President Woodlawn Cemetery, 1911-1941, chairman, since 1941. Trustee Bank New York.

      Director American National Fire Insurance Company, Great American Insurance Company, One Liberty St. Corporation. Trustee Franklin Savings Bank.

    Membership

    Member board D. Appleton & Company. Member New York City of Commerce. Member cavalry, National Guard New York, 1894-1900, Depot Cavalry, 1915.

    Member New York Neuropsychology Group, 1917-1918, now colonel retired. Member Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R., New England Society of New New York. Member P.E.Ch. (senior warden).

    Clubs: Harvard, University, Union League, Down Town Association, Church, Mendelssohn Glee.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Lyall Moen, October 26, 1898. Married second, Anna Barry Phelps, December 6, 1919 (deceased.; married 3d, Mary F. Phelps, December 2, 1954.

      Children: Caswell, R. Moen, St.
    • father: Charles Stewart Smith
    • mother: Henrietta H. (Caswell) Smith
    • spouses: Katherine Lyall Moen
    • Anna Barry Phelps
    • Mary F. Phelps
    • children: Caswell Smith
    • R. Moen Smith
    • St Smith
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    Born February 19, 1871
    Died January 29, 1965
    (aged 93)
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