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SMITH, Henry Cassorte (1856-1911)

SMITH, HENRY CASSORTE, a Representative from Michigan; born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., June 2, 1856; moved with his father to a farm near Palmyra, Lenawee County, Mich., in 1857; attended the common schools; was graduated from Adrian College, Michigan, in 1878; taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar September 25, 1880, and commenced practice in Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich.; city attorney of Adrian; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1896; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1903); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1902; resumed the practice of law in Adrian, Mich., and died there on December 7, 1911; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Henry Carter Adams Papers, 1864-1924, 30 linear feet.
Correspondents include Henry C. Smith.

Papers: In the Junius Emery Beal Papers, 1869-1946, 15.3 linear feet.
Correspondents include Henry C. Smith.

Papers: In the John J. Carton Papers, 1883-1921, 17 linear feet and 3 volumes.
Correspondents include Henry C. Smith.

Papers: In the Victor Hugo Lane Papers, 1897-1929, 5 linear feet.
Other authors include Henry C. Smith.

Papers: In the Earl C. Michener Papers, ca. 1898-1954, 13 linear feet.
Other authors include Henry Cassorte Smith.

Papers: In the William Walter Wedemeyer Papers, 1890-1913, 1 linear foot.
Correspondents include Henry C. Smith.

  • Smith, Henry Cassorte. The Loud bill. Speech of Hon. Henry C. Smith, of Michigan, in the House ... March 20, 1900. Washington: [Government Printing Office], 1900.
  • ------. Rural free delivery. [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900].