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Capitalist , Lawyer

Smith Mead Weed, American lawyer, capitalist. Member New York Assembly, 1865-1874.

Background

Weed, Smith Mead was born on July 26, 1833 in Belmont, New York, United States. Son of Roswell Abbott and Sarah A. (Mead) Weed.

Education

Educational public schools. Admitted to bar, January 1, 1856. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1857.

Practiced at Plattsburg, New York, and city of New York, since 1857.

Career

Engaged in many important litigations, including the Samuel J. Tilden will contest. The Tilley Foster Iron Mine case. Etc. President Chateaugay & Lake Placid Railroad Company.

Director Chateaugay Ore & Iron Company, Weed Building Company.

Membership

Member New York Assembly, 1865-1874.

Connections

Married Caroline Lesley Standish, September 6, 1859 (died 1884).

father:
Roswell Abbott Weed

mother:
Sarah A. (Mead) Weed

spouse:
Caroline Lesley Standish