John E. Smith (New York)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John E Smith
John E. Smith (1893)
John E. Smith (1893)
Born August 4, 1843 (1843-08-04)
Nelson, Madison County, New York
Died 1907 (1908) (aged 63)
Occupation Politician, judge

John E. Smith (August 4, 1843 Nelson, Madison County, New York – 1907) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He attended the district schools and Cazenovia Seminary. He graduated from Albany Law School in 1867, was admitted to the bar the same year, and practiced in Morrisville.

He was District Attorney of Madison County from 1878 to 1880, and in 1882; a member of the New York State Senate (23rd D.) in 1886 and 1887; Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York from July 1889 to July 1891.

On October 9, 1891, he was nominated on the 937th ballot by the Republican 23rd senatorial district convention, defeating the incumbent Titus Sheard, and was again a member of the State Senate in 1892 and 1893.

In March 1899, he was appointed as Judge of Madison County, to fill a vacancy.

He was buried at the Morrisville Rural Cemetery.

Sources[edit]

External links[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Andrew Davidson
New York State Senate
23rd District

1886–1887
Succeeded by
Frank B. Arnold
Preceded by
Titus Sheard
New York State Senate
23rd District

1892–1893
Succeeded by
Henry J. Coggeshall