Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Smith, Wint

Smith, Wint, a Representative from Kansas; born in Mankato, Jewell County, Kans., October 7, 1893; attended the public schools and was graduated from the Mankato High School; during the First World War served in the United States Army as a combat Infantry officer from May 11, 1917, to September 4, 1919, with twenty-four months’ service overseas; was graduated from the University of Kansas at Lawrence in 1920 and from Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn., in 1922; was admitted to the bar in 1923 and commenced practice in Kansas City, Kans.; was admitted to practice in all Federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court in 1934; assistant attorney general 1931-1940; attorney for Kansas Highway Commission 1931-1940; during World War II served as lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of the Six Hundred and Thirty-fifth Tank Destroyer Battalion from May 1941 to December 1945, with twenty-two months’ service overseas; resumed the practice of law; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

SMITH, Worthington Curtis (son of John Smith, of Vermont), a Representative from Vermont; born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., April 23, 1823; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1843; studied law, but did not practice; engaged in the iron trade; during the Civil War assisted in raising the First Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry; member of the State house of representatives in 1863; served in the State senate in 1864 and 1865, and was elected president pro tempore of that body in 1865; elected as a Republican to the Fortieth, Forty-first, and Forty-second Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1873); president of St. Albans Foundry Co.; died in St. Albans, Vt., January 2, 1894; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Smith, Wint," 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.1837 Original Sources, accessed May 30, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4L9G7UF2H2Z64IZ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Smith, Wint." 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.1837, Original Sources. 30 May. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4L9G7UF2H2Z64IZ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Smith, Wint' 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.1837. Original Sources, retrieved 30 May 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4L9G7UF2H2Z64IZ.