Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Smith, John M. C.

Smith, John M. C., a Representative from Michigan; born in Belfast, Ireland, February 6, 1853; immigrated to the United States in 1855 with his parents, who settled near Plymouth, Ohio; attended the public schools; moved to Charlotte, Mich., in 1867; engaged in agricultural pursuits and also worked as a mason; was graduated from the academic department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1879 and from the law department in 1880; was admitted to the bar in 1882 and commenced practice in Detroit; prosecuting attorney of Eaton County 1885-1888; president of the First National Bank of Charlotte in 1898; also engaged in manufacturing and agricultural pursuits; member of the board of aldermen in 1903; member of the State constitutional convention in 1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1921); voluntarily retired and was not a candidate for renomination; elected to the Sixty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William H. Frankhouser; reelected to the Sixty-eighth Congress and served from June 28, 1921, until his death in Charlotte, Mich., March 30, 1923; interment in Maple Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Smith, John M. C.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1830 Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN23KAUTL8BEEB9.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Smith, John M. C." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1830, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN23KAUTL8BEEB9.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Smith, John M. C.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1830. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN23KAUTL8BEEB9.