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John Corson Smith
Birth: Feb. 13, 1832
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1910
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as Major and Provost Marshal on the staff of Brigadier General Absalom Baird, then as Provost Marshal on the staff of Brigadier General James B. Steedman, then finally as Lieutenant Colonel of the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on June 20, 1865 for "meritorious services". After the end of the conflict he served as Illinois State Treasurer from 1870 to 1881 and from 1883 to 1885, and as Illinois' Lieutenant Governor from 1885 to 1889. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Augusta Smith (1838 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  John Corson Smith (1869 - 1920)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Galena
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Division 4, Lot 19
 
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Originally Created by: Steve Dunn
Record added: Mar 06, 2003
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