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Horace Smith
Birth: Oct. 28, 1808
Cheshire
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1893
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Industrialist, Inventor, Philanthropist. He co-founded the Smith and Wesson firearms manufacturing company with his partner Daniel Baird Wesson, in Springfield, Massachusetts. In the 1850s they invented the repeating action, self-contained cartridge revolver. Today, the Smith and Wesson name and logo are one of the most widely recognized brands of firearms in the world.  (bio by: Ron Groleau) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Smith (____ - 1836)
  Eliza Smith (____ - 1872)
  Mary Lucretia Smith (____ - 1887)
 
 Children:
  Silas Smith (____ - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 1490
GPS (lat/lon): 42.10079, -72.57387
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Groleau
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16608334
Horace Smith
Added by: Ron Groleau
 
Horace Smith
Added by: Ron Groleau
 
Horace Smith
Added by: Ron Groleau
 
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- DENA ANN
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015
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