Biography of Hon. Walter L. Smith
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Smith, Hon. Walter Lloyd, justice of the Supreme Court of New York State, was educated at the Elmira Academy and Princeton College, graduating from the latter in 1877. He read law with his father, Judge Horace Boardman Smith, and was admitted to the bar in May, 1879. In March, 1888, he succeeded his father as justice of the Supreme Court by appointment of Governor Hill, and was elected to the office in the following fall for a term of fourteen years from January 1, 1889. At the time of his appointment he was only thirty one years of age. In 1884 he was a Republican delegate to the National Convention. Judge Smith is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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