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John Walter Smith

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John Walter Smith, American senator. Member Maryland. Senate, 1889-1899 (president 1894); member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 1st Maryland. District, resigned 1900.

Background

Smith, John Walter was born on February 5, 1845 in Snow Hill, Maryland, United States. Son of John Walter and Charlotte (Whittington) Smith.

Education

Educated private tutors and Washington Academy.

Career

In lumber business, Maryland., Virginia, and North Carolina, since 1865. President First National Bank of Snow Hill.

Membership

Member Maryland. Senate, 1889-1899 (president 1894). Member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 1st Maryland. District, resigned 1900.

Connections

Married Mary Frances Richardson, 1869.

father:
John Walter Smith

mother:
Charlotte (Whittington) Smith

spouse:
Mary Frances Richardson