George J. Smith

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George Joseph Smith (November 7, 1859 - December 24, 1913) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Kingston, New York, Smith attended the public schools. He engaged in banking and the manufacturing business in New York City and Kingston. He served as chairman of the Republican county committee in 1898. Treasurer of the Republican State committee in 1899. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1909.

Smith was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905).

He declined to be a candidate for reelection.

He engaged in the real estate and wholesale grocery business in New York City.

He died in Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 24, 1913. He was interred in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, New York.

His Kingston home, the George J. Smith House, is on the National Register of Historic Places.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles L. Knapp
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district

March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Succeeded by
Frank J. LeFevre

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.