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  Smith, Addison T.
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NameAddison T. Smith
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Boise, Idaho , United States
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Born September 05, 1862
DiedJuly 05, 1956 (93 years)
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InfoSMITH, Addison Taylor, a Representative from Idaho; born near Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, September 5, 1862; attended the public schools of Cambridge, Ohio; was graduated from the Cambridge High School in 1882, from the Iron City Commercial College, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1883, from the law department of George Washington University, Washington, D.C., in 1895, and from the National Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1896; was admitted to the District of Columbia bar in 1899 and to the Idaho bar in 1905; secretary to Senator George Laird Shoup 1891-1901 and to Senator Weldon B. Heyburn 1903-1912; secretary to the Republican State central committee of Idaho 1904-1911; register of the United States land office at Boise, Idaho, in 1907 and 1908.

Member of the Republican National congressional committee 1917-1927

U.S. House (R-ID) 1913-1933; chairman, Committee on Alcohol Liquor Traffic (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses), Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands (Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses), Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation (Sixty-ninth through Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress

Associate member of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals of the Veterans’ Administration from 1934 until his retirement in 1942; director of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf (now Gallaudet College), Washington, D.C., from 1937 until his death; died in Washington, D.C., July 5, 1956; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.

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  11/08/1932 ID District 2 Lost 43.81% (-11.23%)
  11/04/1930 ID District 2 Won 63.18% (+26.37%)
  11/06/1928 ID District 2 Won 64.12% (+28.68%)
  11/02/1926 ID District 2 Won 60.60% (+37.87%)
  11/04/1924 ID District 2 Won 54.55% (+25.83%)
  11/07/1922 ID District 2 Won 47.76% (+19.17%)
  11/02/1920 ID District 2 Won 63.02% (+26.04%)
  11/05/1918 ID District 2 Won 63.16% (+26.31%)
  11/07/1916 ID At Large Won 20.03% (+0.00%)
  11/03/1914 ID At Large Won 18.45% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1912 ID At Large Won 18.30% (+0.00%)
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