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Howard Caswell Smith

publishing executive , cemetery director , mayor.

Howard Caswell Smith, American publishing executive, cemetery director, mayor. member board D. Appleton & Company; Member New York City of Commerce.; Member cavalry, National Guard New York, 1894-1900, Depot Cavalry, 1915; member New York Neuropsychology Group, 1917-1918, now colonel retired; Member Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R., New England Society of New New York; Member P.E.Ch. (senior warden).

Background

Smith, Howard Caswell was born on February 19, 1871 in New York City. Son of Charles Stewart and Henrietta H. (Caswell) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1893.

Career

January 1952); children—Caswell, R. Moen, St. Clair, Barry. Married 3d, Mary F. Phelps, December 2, 1954. Connected with Charles Hathaway & Company, commercial paper, 1894-1910, and continued with its successors, Hathaway, Smith, Folds & Company, 1910-1924, Hathaway & Company, 1925-1932.

Member board D. Appleton & Company. Chairman of the Board Appleton-Century Crofts, Inc., 1933-1952, now director President Woodlawn Cemetery, 1911-1941, chairman, since 1941. Trustee Bank New York.

Director American National Fire Insurance Company, Great American Insurance Company, One Liberty St. Corporation. Trustee Franklin Savings Bank.

Membership

Member board D. Appleton & Company. Member New York City of Commerce. Member cavalry, National Guard New York, 1894-1900, Depot Cavalry, 1915.

Member New York Neuropsychology Group, 1917-1918, now colonel retired. Member Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R., New England Society of New New York. Member P.E.Ch. (senior warden).

Clubs: Harvard, University, Union League, Down Town Association, Church, Mendelssohn Glee.

Connections

Married Katherine Lyall Moen, October 26, 1898. Married second, Anna Barry Phelps, December 6, 1919 (deceased.; married 3d, Mary F. Phelps, December 2, 1954.

Children: Caswell, R. Moen, St.

father:
Charles Stewart Smith

mother:
Henrietta H. (Caswell) Smith

spouses:
Katherine Lyall Moen

Anna Barry Phelps

Mary F. Phelps

children:
Caswell Smith

R. Moen Smith

St Smith