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David Highbaugh Smith

David Highbaugh Smith, American ex-congressman. member Ky; member 55th to 59th Congresses (1897-1907) 4th Ky.

Background

  • Smith, David Highbaugh was born on December 19, 1854 in near Hammonville, Hart Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of Doctor Jerome and Catharine Smith.

  • Education

    • Academic education.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1876, and since in practice at Hodgenville. Company attorney, Larue Company, Kentucky, 1878-1881. Superintendent common schools, Larue Company, 1878.

      Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1881-1883, Senate, 1885-1894 (president pro tem. 1891-1894); member 55th to 59th Congresses (1897-1907) 4th Kentucky District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Ky; member 55th to 59th Congresses (1897-1907) 4th Ky.

    Connections

    • Married M. E. Nall, of Hodgenville, Kentucky, December 18, 1879.
    • father: Doctor Jerome
    • mother: Catharine Smith
    • spouse: M. E. Nall
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    Born December 19, 1854
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