1892 – Lawrence Henry Smith Born

On this date, Lawrence Henry was born in Racine, Wisconsin. He attended public schools and the State Teachers College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Smith continued his education at Marquette University Law School where he graduated from in 1923. He commenced the practice of law in Racine, Wisconsin. Smith was a veteran of the First World War, where he served as a first lieutenant of Infantry in the Thirty-second Division from 1917 to 1919. In 1941, Smith was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh Congress, filling a vacancy left by the death of Stephen Bolles. Her served in Congress until his death in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 1958. Smith is buried in West Lawn Memorial Park, in Racine, Wisconsin. [Source: ]