Biography of Charles H. Smith
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Smith, Charles H., is the junior partner of the firm of J. D. Smith & Co. ; he was born in Castleton November 2, 1848, and was educated in the public schools of that village. He spent one year in a law office, and then engaged in the grocery trade which he followed eight years; then for four years manufactured brick, and was a year in New York in the hay business, when he returned to Castleton and engaged in the milling trade for five years, and finally embarked in the freighting business, in which he is still actively engaged. Mr. Smith has always taken a lively interest in his native town ; he has twice been supervisor and three times trustee of the village of Castleton. In 1869 he married Hester J. Callanan ; they have two children, Grace and Emma; the former is now Mrs. Fred Coleman of Albany. He lost his wife in September, 1892, and married in March, 1895, Ella M. Clifford. Mr. Smith's parents are Joel D. and Hannah E. (Stearns) Smith. The firm of J. D. Smith & Co. have a large freighting business, and a storehouse 45 by 125 feet in dimensions for storing goods.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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