Gilbert D. Smith

Biographical Sketches of Members of Congress, Members of the Legislature,
Officers of the State Governement and judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals,
West Virigina, 1917

Source:
West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register, 1917,
Compiled and Edited by John T. Harris, Clerk of the Senate,
The Tribune Printing Co., Charleston, West Va.
pgs. 719 – 770

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

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SMITH, GILBERT D. (Democrat.) Address: St.
Marys, West Va. Member of the House of Delegates
from Pleasants county. Born in Tyler county, Virginia
(now West Virginia), September 3, 1855; educated in
the common and academic schools; Prosecuting Attorney
of Tyler county 1885-1886; Prosecuting Attorney of
Pleasants county from January 1, 1909, to January 1,
1913; Presidential Elector-at-Large for Wilson and
Marshall, 1912; a lawyer by profession; elected to the
Legislature in 1916 and during the 1917 session received
and filled the following committee assignments: Judiciary,
Private Corporations and Joint Stock Companies and the
Penitentiary.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook