Biography of William R. Smith, Jr.
Rensselaer County, New York Biographies





Smith, jr., William R., was one of the first mail carriers in Hoosick Falls upon the establishment of free delivery in 1891. He is the only son of William R. Smith, a fifty two year resident in Hoosick Falls. The latter was born at Jackson, N. Y., where he labored as a carpenter, also a farmer. For a number of years he traveled on the road taking views and pictures. He is a Democrat, and served in the capacity of village trustee, also one of the organizers of the fire department. William, Br., was employed as a machinist in the Wood Machine Co. ten years before entering upon his present engagement. In 1886 he married Lelia Bennett of Cambridge, who bore him two children: Edith May, and Frank Adelbert. He is a valued member of the order of Odd Fellows.

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


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