Biography of Edward Smith
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Smith, Edward was born in Little Falls, Herkimer county, N. Y., November 30, 1868. He was educated in the schools of Watertown and was graduated from the High School in 1886; he then entered Hamilton College in the fall of 1886, graduating in 1890, and commenced the study of law in his father's office, where he remained one year and then entered the Buffalo Law School, from which institution he was graduated May 30, 1892, being admitted to the bar at Buffalo in June, 1893. He returned to Watertown and formed a copartnership with his father under the firm name of Smith & Smith. Mr. Smith was city attorney of Watertown in 1895 and 1896, secretary of the Republican County Committee of Jefferson county for the years 1893 and 1894, and chairman of that committee for the years 1895 and 1896, and is a member of Corona Lodge No. 705, I. O. O. F. and of the Lincoln League. January 2, 1894, he married Alice L. Powers, daughter of Isaac P. Powers, and they have one son, C. Powers Smith.

 

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