Log In

David Highbaugh Smith

ex-congressman.

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.

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