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Samuel William Smith

Samuel William Smith, American congressman. member Michigan Senate, 1884; member 55th to 63d Congresses (1897-1915).


  • Smith, Samuel William was born on August 23, 1852 in Tp. of Independence, Oakland County, Michigan, United States. Son of Nicholas B. and Mary (Phillips) Smith.

  • Education

    • Educated at Clarkston and Detroit, Michigan. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1878.


    • Began practice of law at Pontiac, Michigan, 1879. Prospective attorney, Oakland County, 1880-1884. Elected member Michigan Senate, 1884.

      Member 55th to 63d Congresses (1897-1915). 6th Michigan District. Resumed practice.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Michigan Senate, 1884. Member 55th to 63d Congresses (1897-1915).


    • Married Alida De Land, December 1880.
    • father: Nicholas B. Smith
    • mother: Mary (Phillips) Smith
    • spouse: Alida De Land
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    Born August 23, 1852
    Died June 19, 1931
    (aged 78)