Biography of Albert Y. Smith
Allegheny County, PA Biographies





ALBERT YORK SMITH, attorney and register in bankruptcy, Pittsburg, was born in what is now the thirty second ward, Pittsburg, in 1854. His father, C. B. M. Smith, was a prominent attorney in his time, and, in 1845-6, was city solicitor of Pittsburg. Albert York Smith received his primary education in his native city, mostly in private schools, and then attended Yale university, graduating from that institution in the class of 1875. After graduation he studied law with his father, and afterwards with the late Samuel Harper, who was register in bankruptcy. He was admitted to the bar in 1880, and, in 1889, was appointed to the office which he has filled most creditably since that time, Mr. Smith is a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He is vice president of the Yale alumni of western Pennsylvania, and belongs to the University club. He is a member of the Heptasophs and Royal Arcanum, and the Presbyterian church. In politics he is a republican, and takes an active interest in party affairs.


From:
Memoirs of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
personal and genealogical with portraits.
Publishers: Northwestern Historical Association
Madison, Wis. 1904.


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