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John Walter Smith

John Walter Smith, American senator. Member Maryland. Senate, 1889-1899 (president 1894); member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 1st Maryland. District, resigned 1900.

Background

  • Smith, John Walter was born on February 5, 1845 in Snow Hill, Maryland, United States. Son of John Walter and Charlotte (Whittington) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated private tutors and Washington Academy.

    Career

    • In lumber business, Maryland., Virginia, and North Carolina, since 1865. President First National Bank of Snow Hill.

    Membership

    Member Maryland. Senate, 1889-1899 (president 1894). Member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 1st Maryland. District, resigned 1900.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances Richardson, 1869.
    • father: John Walter Smith
    • mother: Charlotte (Whittington) Smith
    • spouse: Mary Frances Richardson
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    Born February 5, 1845
    Died April 19, 1925
    (aged 80)
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