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SMYTH (Soundex S530) — See also MYTON, SCHMIDT, SCHMIT, SCHMITT, SMIT, SMITH, SMITHE, SMITT, SMYTHE.

  SMYTH: See also Grant Lewis Ambrose — Samuel Waldo Hart — Smyth M. Miles — Edward Hildreth Ryder
  Smyth, Alexander (1765-1830) — of Wythe County, Va. Born in Ireland, 1765. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1792; member of Virginia state senate, 1808; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1817-25, 1827-30 (6th District 1817-21, 22nd District 1821-25, 1827-30); died in office 1830. Died in Washington, D.C., April 17, 1830 (age about 64 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Smyth, Cameron — of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Smyth, Charles H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Charles L. — of Cheboygan County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Cheboygan County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Clifford — U.S. Consul in Cartagena, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Constantine Joseph (1859-1924) — also known as Constantine J. Smyth — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in County Cavan, Ireland, December 4, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1887; Nebraska state attorney general, 1897-1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1904, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); Chief Justice of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1917-24; died in office 1924. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died April 14, 1924 (age 64 years, 132 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Smyth, Cornelius J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1941; appointed 1941; defeated, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Dana — of Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Smyth, David J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Edward — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1877-80, 1887-89 (17th District 1877-80, 62nd District 1887-89). Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Estelle — of Escanaba, Delta County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Smyth, Frederick — Chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1764-76. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Frederick (1819-1899) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Candia, Rockingham County, N.H., March 9, 1819. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1852-55, 1864; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1857-58; Governor of New Hampshire, 1865-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872 (delegation chair). Died in Hamilton, Bermuda, April 22, 1899 (age 80 years, 44 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Smyth and Dolly (Rowe) Smyth; married, December 11, 1844, to Emily Lane (died 1885); married, February 22, 1886, to Marion Hamilton Cossar.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Smyth, Frederick (1832-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Galway, Ireland, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; Presidential Elector for New York, 1876; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Episcopalian; later Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Suffered a debilitating attack of vertigo, from which he never completely recovered, contracted pneumonia, and died, in the Dennis Hotel, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 18, 1900 (age about 68 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Smyth, George W. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, George W. — Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, George Washington (1803-1866) — also known as George W. Smyth — of Jasper, Jasper County, Tex. Born in North Carolina, May 16, 1803. Democrat. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Jasper, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1844-45; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1853-55; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1866. Died in session of state constitutional convention in Austin, Travis County, Tex., February 21, 1866 (age 62 years, 281 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Smyth, Harper Garcia (1873-1945) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1873. Republican. Organist; composer; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1924. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 25, 1945 (age 72 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  Smyth, Henry M. — of Ramsey County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 24, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, James Adger (1837-1920) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 8, 1837. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; cotton broker; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1896-1903. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 25, 1920 (age 82 years, 322 days). Interment at Second Presbyterian Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Margaret Milligan (Adger) Smyth (1807-1884) and Thomas Smyth (1808-1873); married 1860 to Ann Ransom 'Annie' Briggs (1838-1901); married 1903 to Ella Calvert Campbell (1864-1943).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Smyth, James G. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st California District, 1946-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, James H. — U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, John F. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Albany, N.Y., 1870-77; New York Republican state chair, 1877-78, 1882-83. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, John Henry (1844-1908) — also known as John H. Smyth — Born in 1844. U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1878-81, 1882-85. African ancestry. Died in 1908 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Smyth, John Kane — U.S. Vice Consul General in Melbourne, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, John M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888 (alternate), 1896, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Kevin — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Smyth, Lena — of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Smyth, Madlyn — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Richard — of Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Monguagon Township, Michigan, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Robert Lacy — also known as Robert L. Smyth — of California. U.S. Vice Consul in Hankow, as of 1924; Chungking, 1925; Tientsin, 1925-26; U.S. Consul in Tientsin, as of 1927-29; Shanghai, as of 1932; U.S. Consul General in Tientsin, as of 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Robert M. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Stuart W. — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Owego, N.Y., 1923-33. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Susan — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Smyth, Sydney (d. 1944) — of Manila, Philippines. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Captured when the Japanese invaded the Philippines, and held at the Santo Tomas Interment Camp (University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines). Died, as a prisoner of war, in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines, April 6, 1944. Original interment at La Loma Cemetery, Manila, Philippines; reinterment at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Quezon City, Philippines.
  Smyth, William (1824-1870) — of Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), January 3, 1824. Republican. District judge in Iowa 4th District, 1853-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1869-70; died in office 1870. Died in Marion, Linn County, Iowa, September 30, 1870 (age 46 years, 270 days). Interment at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Smyth, William — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1872; postmaster at Owego, N.Y., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, William A. — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Owego, N.Y., 1897-1914; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, William H. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1876; postmaster at Atlanta, Ga., 1883-84, 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, William H. — Union Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, William P. — U.S. Consul in Hull, as of 1898-99; Tunstall, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Smyth, Winfield S. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott


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