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Oramandal Smith

Oramandal Smith, American state official. member Maine House of Representatives, 1870; member Executive Council, 1891-1902; Member Patrons of Husbandry.

Background

  • Smith, Oramandal was born on December 2, 1842 in in Aroostook Company, Maine, United States. Son of Daniel Day and Lucy (Williams) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated Litchfield Academy and Waterville Classical Institute.

    Career

    • Principal schools, Litchfield, and Richmond, 1864-1877. In charge of schools of Litchfield, 1863-1876. Member Maine House of Representatives, 1870.

      Reëlected, 1896, but resigned. Assistant clerk House of Representatives, 1874, 1875, clerk, 1876, 1877, 1878, and 1880-1885. State insurance commissioner, 1883-1885.

      Secretary of state, 1885-1891 (3 terms). Member Executive Council, 1891-1902. Private secretary to Governor Llewellyn Powers, 1897-1901.

      State treasurer, 1901-1907 (3 terms).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Maine House of Representatives, 1870. Member Executive Council, 1891-1902. Member Patrons of Husbandry.

    Connections

    • Married Jennie R. Smith, May 22, 1875 (died 1906).
    • father: Daniel Day Smith
    • mother: Lucy (Williams) Smith
    • spouse: Jennie R. Smith
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    Born December 2, 1842
    Died March 21, 1915
    (aged 72)
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