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Robert Waverley Smith

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Robert Waverley Smith, American banker.

Background

Smith, Robert Waverley was born on August 10, 1865 in Buckingham County, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Bolyn and Mary (Taylor) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas, 1887.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1889. City attorney, Galveston, 1893-1897. President First National Bank, Galveston, January 1, since 1901.

Author of the commission feature of the original Galveston Commission Charter, 1901. Chairman Galveston Deep Water Committee. Regent University of Texas.

Trustee Rosenberg Library, Galveston.

Works

  • Author of the commission feature of the original Galveston Commission Charter, 1901. Chairman Galveston Deep Water Committee. Regent University of Texas.

    Trustee Rosenberg Library, Galveston.

Connections

Married Etta Jane Sealy, September 29, 1896.

father:
Robert Bolyn Smith

mother:
Mary (Taylor) Smith

spouse:
Etta Jane Sealy