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Bolton Smith

investment banker , social leader

Bolton Smith, American investment banker, social leader. Mason.

Background

Smith, Bolton was born on July 25, 1861 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Francis and Sarah (Bolton) Smith.

Education

Student, Dresden, Germany, 2 years. Graduate Collège de Genève, Switzerland, 1878. Bachelor of Laws, Central Law School, Indianapolis, 1882.

Post-graduate work in law, summer, University of Virginia.

Career

Investment banking business, Memphis, 1885-1932 (retired). Vice president National Council Boy Scouts of America. Chairman advisory commission on interracial activities, and member Executive Committee Board of Trustees of George Peabody College for Teachers.

Trustee Brookings Institution (Washington, District of Columbia).

Works

  • Author of article, A Philosophy of Race Relation (printed in Congressional Record, December 1919).

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Grace Carlile, June 20, 1889. Children: Louise Bolton-Smith (deceased), Carlile Bolton-Smith.

father:
Francis Smith

mother:
Sarah (Bolton) Smith

spouse:
Grace Carlile

children:
Louise Bolton-Smith Smith (deceased)

Carlile Bolton-Smith