Abraham E. Smith Edit Profile
Educated preparatory school. Came to America, 1850.
Editor of the Woodstock (Illinois) Sentinel, 1859-1865, Indianapolis (Indiana) Gazette, 1866, Rockford (Illinois) Gazette, 1869-1893, Fort Madison (Iowa) Plaindealer, 1895. Postmaster, Woodstock, 1861-1865. Member Republican State Committee, Illinois, 1870-1872.
Delegate Republican State convs., Illinois, each alternate year, 1870-1890, and 1896. Postmaster, Rockford, 1875-1879. American consul at Victoria, B.C., July since 1897.
Trustee University of Illinois, 1872-1873. Honorary Illinois commissioner World’s Fair, Paris, 1889. Delegate World’s S.S. Convention, London, 1889.
Married Frances J. Rice, February 26, 1869.