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 Horace Smith

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Horace Smith

Birth
Cheshire, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Jan 1893 (aged 84)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Birch & Division Avenues 1490
Memorial ID 16608334 View Source
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Industrialist, Inventor. He co-founded the Smith and Wesson firearms manufacturing company with his partner Daniel Baird Wesson, in Springfield, Massachusetts. In the 1850s they invented the repeating action, self-contained cartridge revolver. Today, the Smith and Wesson name and logo are one of the most widely recognized brands of firearms in the world.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Groleau
  • Added: 11 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16608334
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16608334/horace-smith : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Smith (28 Oct 1808–15 Jan 1893), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16608334, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .