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Smith, John Alvaro; lawyer; born, Union County, O., Dec. 12, 1848; son of John W. and Esther A. Keys Smith; educated, O. W. U., Delaware, O., 1871, A. M. & B. A.; B. L., Ohio Law College, Cleveland, 1872; admitted to U. S. Courts, July 4, 1872; married, Cleveland, July 18, 1876, Marietta Edmondston; one son, John William Smith, attorney; member Cleveland Library Board six and one-half years; member City Council one term; 1888-1890, pres. of East Cleveland Council, and Vice Mayor; 1911-1913, director, member of executive committee and atty. The Pearl St. Savings & Trust Co.; director in the following, Columbia Savings & Loan Co., Daykin Plumbing Co., Detroit St. Investment Co., Farmers Chem. & Fert. Co., Forest City S. & Tr. Co., Hotel Euclid Co., The Kennedy Co., Merchants Bk. & Storage Co., Ohio Moulding Mnfg. Co., Read Realty Co., State Bank & Trust Co., F. Zimmerman Co., F. Zimmerman Realty Co., United Mines Corporation Co., Kinsman Ice Cream Co.; member Athletic Club.