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Bridges Smith

Bridges Smith, American Civil War Veteran, mayor. Odd Fellow, Knights of Pythias, Elk, Eagle, Red Manitoba Short story writer.

Background

  • Smith, Bridges was born on September 19, 1848 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Harvey and Mary Louisa (Reeves) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated Bibb Company Academy, Macon, Georgia, and in printing offices.

    Career

    • In army of Commerce.S.A., 1861-April 23, 1865. Detailed to manufacturer ammunition. City clerk of Macon 15 years, mayor 12 years.

      Judge Juvenile Court. President Washington Memorial Library. Secretary and treasurer Price Free Library, Alexander Free School Board.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Odd Fellow, Knights of Pythias, Elk, Eagle, Red Manitoba Short story writer.

    Connections

    • Married Annie S. Wade, 1868. Married second, Katrina Goelz, 1886.
    • father: James Harvey Smith
    • mother: Mary Louisa (Reeves) Smith
    • spouses: Annie S. Wade
    • Katrina Goelz
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    Died October 5, 1930
    (aged 82)
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