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Bridges Smith

Civil War veteran , mayor

Bridges Smith, American Civil War Veteran, mayor. Odd Fellow, Knights of Pythias, Elk, Eagle, Red Manitoba Short story writer.

Background

Smith, Bridges was born on September 19, 1848 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Harvey and Mary Louisa (Reeves) Smith.

Education

Educated Bibb Company Academy, Macon, Georgia, and in printing offices.

Career

In army of Commerce.S.A., 1861-April 23, 1865. Detailed to manufacturer ammunition. City clerk of Macon 15 years, mayor 12 years.

Judge Juvenile Court. President Washington Memorial Library. Secretary and treasurer Price Free Library, Alexander Free School Board.

Membership

Odd Fellow, Knights of Pythias, Elk, Eagle, Red Manitoba Short story writer.

Connections

Married Annie S. Wade, 1868. Married second, Katrina Goelz, 1886.

father:
James Harvey Smith

mother:
Mary Louisa (Reeves) Smith

spouses:
Annie S. Wade

Katrina Goelz