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Samuel William Smith
Birth: Aug. 23, 1852
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1931
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

US Congressman. He attended schools in Clarkston and Detroit and became a schoolteacher in 1869. In 1875 Smith became Principal and Superintendent of Schools for Waterford, Michigan. He also studied law in an attorney's office while attending the University of Michigan Law School, attaining admission to the bar in 1877 and receiving his law degree in 1878. Smith then began a law practice in Pontiac, Michigan and served as Oakland County's Prosecuting Attorney from 1880 to 1884. In 1884 he was elected to the Michigan Senate, serving from 1885 to 1887. In 1896 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican and served nine terms, 1897 to 1915. In his seventh and eighth terms Smith was Chairman of the House Committee on the District of Columbia. He did not run for reelection in 1914 and moved to Detroit, where he resumed practicing law. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
Family links: 
  Nicholas Bonaparte Smith (1817 - 1895)
  Mary Ann Phillips Smith (1829 - 1856)
  Alida Electa DeLand Smith (1859 - 1949)*
  Edwin DeLand Smith (1881 - 1920)*
  Ferris Nicholas Smith (1883 - 1957)*
  Wendell Tracy Smith (1885 - 1938)*
  Harlan Samuel Smith (1890 - 1979)*
  Eliza Ann Smith Clark (1847 - 1934)*
  Samuel William Smith (1852 - 1931)
  Charles Miller Smith (1860 - 1954)**
  John Turner Peter Smith (1863 - 1921)**
  Nellie Laura Smith Mitchell (1869 - 1928)**
  Infant Girl Smith (1876 - 1876)**
  Zoea Deville Smith Grant (1878 - 1943)**
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Oakwood Cemetery
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block B-13
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26738539
Samuel William Smith
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Samuel William Smith
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