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Lewis Lee Smart (1882-1946)
Born in Bay City, worked in sale in Detroit area.
  • Added June, 2014.
  • The Book of Detroiters- 1914.


    Smart, Lewis Lee, manager Joseph Mack Printing House; born, Bay City, Mich., Nov. 8, 1882; son of Frederick Adelbert and Harriett (Lee) Smart; educated in public schools and Detroit University School; married Apr. 16, 1908, Sybil Louise Broad, of Detroit; 2 children: Shirley Broad (daugher), Lewis Lee, Jr. Began active career with Taylor, McLeish & Co., wholesale grocers, 1899; representative in New York city of U. S. Graphite Co., of Saginaw, Mich., 1901-2; salesman Kemiwoeld Can Co., Detroit, 1902-5; in business for self under title of Paragon Studios, Detroit, 1905-7; sold out to Peninsular Engraving Co. and served as secretary of same, 1907-8, treasurer 1908 May 10, 1913; since manager Joseph Mack Printing House; also director Peninsular Engraving Co. Progressive. Methodist. Member Detroit Board of Commerce, International Association of Manufacturing Photo Engravers, The Employing Photo Engravers' Association of Electrotypers, Employers' Association of Detroit, Typothetae Allied Trade Assocaition. Member Phi Sigma. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Town, Detroit Tennis. Recreations: automobile, tennis. Office 115 State St. Residence: 1096 Cass Ave.

    Additional Notes:

      1870 - Cenus: Adrian, Lenawee, Mich.
      Smart, James S. - b. 1824-25, Maine
      Elvira, wife - b. 1834-35, Ohio
      Fred, son - b. 1851-52, Mich.
      Mary L., dau. b. 1854-55, Mich.
      Helen, dau., b. 1855-56, Mich.
      James S. Jr., son - b. 1859-60, Mich.
      Edgar A., son - b. 1863-64, Mich.
      Minnie, dau. - b. 1866-67, Mich.

      1900 - Census: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
      Smart, Fred - b. Oct. 1852, Mich.
      Harriet, wife - b. May 1856, New York
      Lewis B., son - b. Nov. 1822, Mich.
      Sarah, dau. - b. May 1887, Mich.
      Fred H., son - b. Feb. 1889, Mich.

      1908 - Michigan Marriages: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
      Date: April 11, 1908.
      Groom: Lewis L. Smart, b. 1883, son of Fred Smart and Harriet A. Lee.
      Bride: Sybil L. Broad, born 1886, daaughter of John Broad and Jennie M. Haines.
      Official: John S. Boyd, pastor.
      Witnesses: John Broad and Ethel B. Heames.

      1947 - Michigan Deaths: Grosse Pointe, Wayne, Mich.
      Lewis L. Smart, born Nov. 8, 1882, died July 23, 1947, son of Frederick A. Smart and Harriet Lee.

    Reference Notes & Pages

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    People Referenced
    Boyd, John S. (pastor)
    Broad, John (f-inlaw)
    Broad, Sybil L. (wife)
    Heames, Jennie (m-inlaw)
    Heames, Ethel B.
    Lee, Harriet (mother)
    Smart, Edgar A. (uncle)
    Smart, Evira Mrs. (g-mother)
    Smart, Fred. A. (father)
    Smart, Fred H. (son)
    Smart, James S. (g-father)
    Smart, James S. Jr. (uncle)
    Smart, Helen (aunt)
    Smart, Lewis L. (subject)
    Smart, Lewis L. Jr (son)
    Smart, Mary L. (aunt)
    Smart, Minnie (aunt)
    Smart, Shirley B. (dau.)
    Subjects Referenced
    Adrian, MI
    Bay City, MI
    Detroit, MI
    Detroit University
    Joseph Mack Printing
    Kemiwoeld Can Co.
    Lenawee, MI
    New York, NY
    Paragon Studios
    Peninsular Engraving
    Saginaw, MI
    Taylor McLeish & Co.
    US Graphite
    WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.