Biographical Sketch of Walter Hubbell Smith
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Smith, Walter Hubbell, division freight agt., L. S. & M. S. R. R.; born, Cleveland, O., June 15, 1861; son of James H. and Mary Hubbell Smith, Cleveland public schools, married, Cleveland, Sept. 17, Mame E. Smith, three children, entered R. R. service April 1, 1879 with L. S. & M. S. R. R., has been connected with the general freight dept. of that road ever since; Oct. 1, 1881, to June 1, 1885, chief clerk, Revision Dept.; June 1, 1885 to July 1, 1889, chief rate clerk; July 1, 1889, to Jan. 1, 1897, chief clerk, General Freight Dept.; Jan. 1, 1897 to March 1, 1905, chief of Tariff Bureau; March 1, 1905, was appointed Division Freight Agt.; member Knights of the Maccabees, Cleveland Athletic, and Traffic Clubs, and Transportation Club of Buffalo.