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Smith McPherson
Birth: Feb. 14, 1848
Mooresville
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1915
Red Oak
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and openned a law practice in Red Oak, Iowa that same year. In 1872, he was State's attorney and served as attorney general of Iowa, 1881 to 1885. In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress, serving until resigning in 1900, to accept the appointment of United States district judge, southern district Iowa. He remained in position as district judge until his death.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver H. McPherson (1820 - 1899)
  Mary Matthews McPherson (1824 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Boyer McPherson (1859 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Carey McPherson (1844 - 1910)*
  Henry McPherson (1846 - 1924)*
  Smith McPherson (1848 - 1915)
  Clara McPherson (1853 - 1938)*
  Orrin McPherson (1860 - 1924)*
  Guy McPherson (1863 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Red Oak
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 20, 2007
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