John W. Smith

BIO369-SMITH, JOHN W, 12-6-1903.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

John W. Smith

Subject

Biography
John W. Smith
Photo File: Biography
Attorney
Gallagher & Emerson
Writer
Millikin University
History of Macon Co.
Spengler of Chicago

Description

Photography of John W. Smith. He was an attorney of Chicago and formerly of Decatur. He left Decatur in 1877 and went to Chicago where he became a member of the law firm of Byum & Smith. While in Decatur he was a partner with Gallagher & Emerson. He was well known as a writer and devoted most of his time to the writing of law texts and was well known as a legal writer. In 1903 he contributed to the library of the Millikin University about 50 volumes from his own library. They were books from his own collection of old and rare volumes. Among them was the "History of Macon Co." written by Smith. Photo ran in the Decatur Review Dec 6, 1903.

Creator

Spengler Studio in Chicago

Source

Photo File: Biography - Smith, John W.

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

12/6/1903

Contributor

John W. Smith

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photography

Identifier

BIO369

Coverage

Biography, John W. Smith, Photo File: Biography, Attorney, Writer, Author, Byum & Smith, Gallagher & Emerson, Legal Writer, Millikin University, Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 6.5"

Citation

Spengler Studio in Chicago, “John W. Smith,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 6, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2365.