Biography of Joel D. Smith
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Smith, Joel D., was born in Castleton, October 28, 1866, and was educated in Castleton and at the Albany Institute. He engaged in milling in connection with George T. Callanan and afterwards became connected with the freighting firm of Charles H. Smith & Co., of which his father was formerly a member and whose place he took when his father died. The firm is one of the largest, strongest and best known freighting concerns on the Hudson River and does a vast amount of carrying. In 1889 Mr. Smith married Mary W. Golder. His parents were John D. and Magdaline (Hudson) Smith. His grandfather was Joel D. Smith, the head of the Smith family of Castleton which has for upwards of a century played an important part in the business and public life of the town and village. Joel D. Smith, although quite a young man, has already achieved the reputation of being one of the ablest business men in the county.

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


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