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Mineola in Wood County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Richard Malcolm Smith

(December 29, 1852 - August 19, 1935)

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Richard Malcolm Smith Marker
Inscription.  Born in Kentucky, Richard Malcolm Smith came to Texas in his youth. He found work as a journalist with the Galveston News and the Brazos Pilot. Smith attended his first Democratic state convention in 1878. He became a lawyer in 1885. Moving to Wood County in 1897, Smith established the Winnsboro Free Press and the Wood County News, which was purchased by the Mineola Monitor. He served as Wood County Judge from 1908 to 1912, then became judge of the 7th judicial district. He served in the Texas Legislature from 1931 to 1932. Smith and his wife Euzelia (1872-1960) were the parents of four sons.
 
Erected 1999 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11666.)
 
Location. 32° 39.374′ N, 95° 29.587′ W. Marker is in Mineola, Texas, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from City Cemetery Road west of South Pacific Street (U.S. 69). Located within the Cedars Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 South Pacific Street, Mineola TX 75773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Richard Malcolm Smith gravesite & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. Richard Malcolm Smith gravesite & marker.
Robert N. Stafford (a few steps from this marker); John Creighton Buchanan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George C. Reeves (about 300 feet away); Dr. Adolphus Leander Patten (about 300 feet away); Addie E. McFarland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mineola Black Spiders (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mineola Black Spiders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mineola Ice, Light and Water Company (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineola.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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