George Joseph SMITH, Congress, NY (1859-1913)


SMITH, George Joseph, a Representative from New York; born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., November 7, 1859; attended the public schools; engaged in banking and the manufacturing business in New York City and Kingston; chairman of the Republican county committee in 1898; treasurer of the Republican State committee in 1899; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1909; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905); declined to be a candidate for reelection; engaged in the real estate and wholesale grocery business in New York City; died in Atlantic City, N.J., December 24, 1913; interment in Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present