Biography of Charles H. Smith
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Smith, Charles H., was born in the city of Albany, N. Y., September 7, 1854. He was educated there in the public schools, and entered the employ of the Troy City Railway Co. in the year 1870, first as barn boy. In 1880 he was made foreman; in 1881 he was appointed general superintendent; in the year 1885 he was appointed general superintendent of all the lines under this contract, and later when the Troy & New England Railroad was built, he was appointed general manager of the road; he is one of the directors and is one of the executive committee. July 7, 1887, he was married to Catharine Canner of Cohoes, Albany county, N. Y. They have had two sons, William and Charles A. Mr. Smith is a member of Cohoes Lodge No. 116, F. & A. M., of Cohoes Chapter No. 168, R. A. M., of Apollo Commandery No. 15, K. T., Delta Lodge of Perfection, Delta Council P. of J., Delta Chapter, Rose Croix of Albany. He is a member of the Waterford Club of Waterford, Saratoga county, and a member of the celebrated Apollo Drill Corps.

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


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