Biography of Lynn W. Smith
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Lynn W. Smith. - Prominent among the younger attorneys of Pulaski is Lynn W. Smith, who has been established in practice in this village since 1929. He was born at Columbus, Ohio, July 23, 1907, the son of Earl R. and Isabelle (Beck) Smith.

Earl R. Smith was born at Parish, N. Y. He was reared and educated there and attended Albany Business College. Later, he farmed for many years near Kasoag in Oswego County. He died in 1923 and is buried in Williamstown, N. Y His widow resides at Homer, N. Y., and is a teacher in Homer Academy. She is a member of the Presbyterian church. Mr. Smith was a Republican and held membership in the Baptist church. He also was affiliated with the Masonic Lodge and his wife served as district deputy of Oswego County, Order of Eastern Star. To Mr. and Mrs. Smith only one child was born, Lynn W., the subject of this sketch.

The early life of Lynn W. Smith was spent on his father's farm and he attended the public schools at Kasoag. He was graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1924, after which he attended Syracuse University for one year. He then entered Albany Law School, and received the degree of LL. B. from that institution in 1928. After that he served his law clerkship in the office of William K. Bentley of Pulaski, N. Y. Mr. Smith was admitted to the bar on June 27, 1929 and began private practice in Pulaski where he now retains an office in the Pulaski National Bank Building.

On July 11, 1931, Mr. Smith was united in marriage with Miss Margaret E. Daniels of LaFargeville, Jefferson County, N. Y., the daughter of William and Martha (Gibson) Daniels. They are residents of LaFargeville.

Mr. Smith is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Church, and belongs to Rainbow Shores Country Club and Chairman, George Washington Bicentennial Committee of the Village of Pulaski.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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