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Pennsylvania State Senate

Raymond Ernest Smith


Session Position District Party
1915-1916 50 Washington
1917-1918 50 Washington
 Counties   Crawford, Mercer


1878 - 1959

Born Guys Mills, Randolph Township, Crawford County, August 15, 1878; the son of Hiram Clark and Sarah Jane (Wykoff) Smith; educated public schools, Edinboro State College; Allegheny College, Meadville; enlisted in Army, Spanish American War, 1898, Co. B, 15th Regt., PVI; mustered out with regiment, Athens Ga., January 31, 1899; pursued farming and the lumber business; member Randolph School Board, three years; president of sam, 1908; founder of Mt. Hope Grange, 1911; elected to the Senate of Pennsylvania, November 1914.  Married Maude Bell Harbst. Died December 27, 1959.