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Congressman

Howard Worth Smith, American congressman. member 73d Congress (1933-1935), Virginia at large; member of 72d, 74th to 89th congresses, 8th Virginia District Past owner and president Alexandria Gazette Corporation; Member Maryland.-Virginia Milk Producers Association; Mason, Odd.

Background

Smith, Howard Worth was born on February 2, 1883 in Broad Run, Virginia, United States. Son of William W. and Lucinda (Lewis) Smith.

Education

Born in Broad Run, Virginia, on February 2, 1883, he attended public schools and graduated from Bethel Military Academy, Warrenton, Virginia, in 1901. He took his LLB at the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1903, was admitted to the bar in 1904 and practiced in Alexandria, Virginia.

Career

Assistant general counsel Alien Property Custodian, 1917-1918. Commonwealth’s attorney of Alexandria, 1918-1922. Judge Corporation Court, Alexandria, 1922-1928.

Judge, 16th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, 1928-1930. Member 73d Congress (1933-1935), Virginia at large. Member of 72d, 74th to 89th congresses, 8th Virginia District Past owner and president Alexandria Gazette Corporation.

Past Chairman of the Board Alexandria National Bank. Engaged in farming and dairying. Past member board visitors University of Virginia.

Membership

Member 73d Congress (1933-1935), Virginia at large. Member of 72d, 74th to 89th congresses, 8th Virginia District Past owner and president Alexandria Gazette Corporation. Member Maryland.-Virginia Milk Producers Association.

Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married L. Violett Proctor, November 4, 1913 (deceased.; married second, Anne Corcoran, June 27, 1923. Children: Howard Worth, Violett Adelaide.

father:
William W. Smith

mother:
Lucinda (Lewis) Smith

spouses:
L. Violett Proctor

Anne Corcoran

children:
Howard Worth Smith

Violett Adelaide Smith