GSMT President Portrait, Stephen M. Smith

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245 10|aGSMT President Portrait, Stephen M. Smith
260 |aNew York (State)--New York|g1926
300 |a1 portrait mounted and framed in glass ; 39cm x 33cm
500 |aDigitized by the Metropolitan New York Library Council as part of the Culture In Transit project, funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Item number 161
500 |aThe General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
520 |aStephen M. Smith (1883-1961); Initiated: 1911; Trade: Builder. Born in New York City, Stephen Moore Smith was the son of William Chardavoyne Smith (General Society President, 1888) and grandson of Havilah M. Smith (General Society President, 1876). Educated in New York City elementary school and DeWitt Clinton High School, Mr. Smith received a degree in Civil Engineering from New York University. Upon graduation, he found employment with the Pennsylvania Steel Company, the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, and as a Consulting Engineer with Rudolph P. Miller. He later joined his father’s business, eventually renamed Stephen M. Smith & Company, Carpenters and Builders. He was a member of the General Society for fifty years. In addition to his presidential year, he was in office as Second Vice President (1924) and Vice President (1925). Society activities of Mr. Smith also included various Standing Committee memberships: School Committee (1912-1923), Finance Committee (1927-1929, 1941-1943), Library Committee (1931-1940), and Membership Committee (1944-1945). Among his other appointments were as a Director of the Franklin Realty Company, a Special Juror in Essex County New Jersey, a Commissioned Officer of the Home Defense Guard and President of the Franklin Club of East Orange New Jersey. Other memberships included the Engineers Society of Pennsylvania and the Sons of the American Revolution.
540 |aNo Known Copyright - for more info see http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NKC/1.0 The organization that has made the Item available reasonably believes that the Item is not restricted by copyright or related rights, but a conclusive determination could not be made. Please contact the Society at (212) 840-1840 or archivist@generalsociety.org for more information. You are free to use this item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. Acknowledgment of "The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen" as the source for this digitized object will be appreciated.
600 1 |aSmith, Stephen M., 1883-1961
650 1 |aMechanics' institutes
650 1 |aPresidents
650 1 |aPortrait photography
650 |aNineteen twenties
651 7|aNew York (State)--New York
655 7|aportraits|2aat
710 2 |aGeneral Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York|eCreator
773 0 |tGeneral Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Industry and Culture Collection|iCollection