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James Smith Havens

James Smith Havens, American congressman. member Havens & Havens.


  • Havens, James Smith was born on May 28, 1859 in Weedsport, New York, United States. Son of Dexter E. and Lucy Bell (Smith) Havens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1884.


    • Admitted to bar, 1886, and began practice at Rochester. Elected to 61st Congress, from 32d New York District, April 19, 1910, for unexpired term (1910-1911), of James Breck Perkins, deceased. Resumed practice of law as member Havens & Havens.

      Assistant treasurer, May 1918. Vice president in charge legal department and secretary, October 1919, Eastman Kodak Company.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Havens & Havens.


    • Married Caroline Prindle Sammons, January 16, 1894. Children: Lucy Prindle (Mistress.
    • father: Dexter E. Havens
    • mother: Lucy Bell (Smith) Havens
    • spouse: Caroline Prindle Sammons
    • child: Lucy Prindle (Mrs Havens
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    Died February 27, 1927
    (aged 67)