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  Smith, Henry
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1888-01-01  
 
NameHenry Smith
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin , United States
EmailNone
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Born July 22, 1838
DiedSeptember 16, 1916 (78 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedE Pluribus Unum
Oct 25, 2020 09:12pm
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InfoSMITH, Henry, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Baltimore, Md., July 22, 1838; moved with his parents to Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, and later, in 1844, to Milwaukee, Wis.; attended the public schools; became a millwright; member of the common council of Milwaukee 1868-1872; served in the State assembly in 1878; again a member of the common council 1880-1882 and 1884-1887; city comptroller 1882-1884; elected as a Labor Party candidate to the Fiftieth Congress (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1888 to the Fifty-first Congress; was an architect and builder; elected a member of the board of aldermen of Milwaukee, Wis., in 1898 and served until his death in Milwaukee, Wis., September 16, 1916; remains were cremated and the ashes interred in Union Cemetery.

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