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Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingSmith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
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Variant(s)Smith, Al, 1873-1944
Smith, Alfred E. (Alfred Emanuel), 1873-1944
See alsoNew York (State). Governor (1919-1920 : Smith)
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New York (State). Governor (1923-1928 : Smith)
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Biography/History noteLL.D. Hon;LL.D. Hon
Birth date18731230
Death date19441004
Place of birthManhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationNew York (State). Governor
New York (State). Governor
Empire State, Inc.
New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University
Profession or occupationGovernors Statesmen
Found inHis Up to now ... 1929.
Eldot, P. Governor Alfred E. Smith, 1983: CIP t.p. (Alfred E. Smith)
Wikipedia, November 26, 2013 (Al Smith; Alfred Emanuel "Al" Smith; American statesman who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928; he was the foremost urban leader of the efficiency-oriented Progressive Movement and was noted for achieving a wide range of reforms as governor in the 1920s; he was also linked to the notorious Tammany Hall machine that controlled Manhattan politics; was a strong opponent of Prohibition and was the first Roman Catholic nominee for President; born December 30, 1873 in the Fourth Ward on the Lower East Side of Manhattan; Smith was elected Governor of New York at the New York state election in 1918 and served from January 1, 1919 to December 31, 1920; he lost his bid for re-election at the New York state election in 1920, but was again elected governor at the elections in 1922, 1924 and 1926, serving from January 1. 1923 to December 31, 1928; in 1928 Smith won the Democratic presidential nomination, but lost in the general election to Herbert Hoover; after the 1928 election, Smith became the president of Empire State, Inc., the corporation that built and operated the Empire State Building; he was elected President of the Board of Trustees of the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University in 1929, and was appointed a Papal Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape in 1939; he died October 4, 1944 at the Rockefeller Institute Hospital)
Associated languageeng
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