William Howell Smathers

William Howell Smathers

Birth
Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
Death 24 Sep 1955 (aged 64)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 7803071 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He attended the Washington and Lee University Virginia, graduated from the law department of the University of North Carolina in 1911, was admitted to the bar in 1912 and commenced to practice law in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was judge of the common pleas court of Atlantic City (1922-32), a member of the New Jersey State Supreme Court Commission (1923-35) and first assistant Attorney General of New Jersey (1934-36). In 1937, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1943. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 28 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7803071
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Howell Smathers (7 Jan 1891–24 Sep 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7803071, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .