George Ross Smith
Early life and education
He was born in St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota; attended the public schools and Sauk Centre (Minnesota) Academy; was graduated from the law school of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1893.
He was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Minneapolis; member of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1903; judge of the probate court of Hennepin County, Minnesota, 1907 – 1913.
He elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law and taught law classes at Minneapolis-Minnesota Law School.
He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 7, 1952; interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "George Ross Smith (id: S000540)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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1913 – 1917
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