Robert Burns Smith

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Robert Burns Smith

Third Governor of Montana from 1897 to 1901 add

Category: Politics

Born in 1854.

Countries: Montana (73%), United States (9%), Kentucky (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connection: Montana

Linked to: Democratic Party, Populist Party




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Robert Burns Smith was born in 1854 add something


Moving to Charleston, Missouri in September 1876, he was elected principle of the Charleston, Missouri Classical Academy until June 1877 add something


In June 1877, Smith began reading law in the office of Colonel Edward Crossland in Mayfield, Kentucky add something


Smith moved to Dillon, Montana and practiced law from September 1882 to 1889 add something


He was a member of the 1884 State Constitution Convention, U. S. District Attorney from 1885 to 1889, and city attorney of the city of Helena, Montana in 1890 add something


On the Democratic ticket through a coalition of democrats and populists, Smith won the election in November 1896, and served as Governor of Montana from 1897 to 1901 add something


He served as the third Governor of Montana from 1897 to 1901 add something

Robert Burns Smith died in 1908 add something


He died on November 16, 1908, and is interred at Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Montana, Flathead County, Montana USA. add something