George W. Smith

Representative from O'Brien county, was born in Richland county, Ohio, January 24, 1868, coming to Benton county, Iowa, in 1884. He was educated in the public schools of Ohio and Tilford Academy at Vinton, Iowa. Moved to Sioux county in 1889 and was married in 1890 to Effie Troutman of Benton county. Four sons were born to them, Clarence E., Orlo H., Jesse E. and Marvin W. Jesse E. died while in S.A.T.C., Morningside college in 1918. Mr. Smith moved to O'Brien county in 1902, where he engaged in farming and the raising of pure bred cattle and hogs. He retired from the farm in 1920 and has since lived in Paulina. He is a member of the M.E. church, a Thirty-second degree Mason, a member of the Eastern Star and Modern Woodmen of America, and is a republican in politics. Member of the forty-first and forty-second general assemblies.
Iowa Official Register 1927-1928; Biographies of State Representatives, p.254

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