from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Smith, Adam 1723-1790. Scottish political economist and philosopher. His Wealth of Nations (1776) laid the foundations of classical free-market economic theory.
- Smith, Alfred Emanuel Known as "the Happy Warrior.” 1873-1944. American politician. He served as governor of New York (1919-1920 and 1923-1928) and was defeated in the 1928 presidential election by Herbert Hoover.
- Smith, Bessie 1894?-1937. American singer and songwriter who became a leading blues performer in the 1920s and made nearly 200 recordings, often with musicians such as Louis Armstrong and Benny Goodman.
- Smith, David 1906-1965. American sculptor best known for his use of scrap and welded metal, especially in Medals of Dishonor (1940), a series of bronze relief plaques which depict his opposition to violence and greed.
- Smith, Hamilton Othanel Born 1931. American microbiologist. He shared a 1978 Nobel Prize for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to molecular genetics.
- Smith, Hannah Whitall 1832-1911. American evangelist, writer, and reformer who was a founder of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (1874).
- Smith, Ian Douglas 1919-2007. Zimbabwean politician who unilaterally declared independence from Great Britain for the former colony of Rhodesia in 1965.
- Smith, Jedediah Strong 1799-1831. American trader and explorer who opened a number of trade routes throughout the West.
- Smith, John 1580?-1631. English colonist, explorer, and writer whose maps and accounts of his explorations in Virginia and New England were invaluable to later explorers and colonists.
- Smith, Joseph 1805-1844. American religious leader. He founded (1830) the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and led his congregation westward from New York State to western Illinois, where he was murdered by an anti-Mormon mob.
- Smith, Julia Evelina 1792-1886. American suffragist. With her sister Abby Hadassah Smith (1797-1878) she became famous for refusing to pay taxes until she could vote.
- Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Known as "Kate.” 1909-1986. American singer noted especially for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America,” first performed in 1938.
- Smith, Margaret Chase 1897-1995. American politician who served as U.S. representative (1940-1949) and senator (1949-1973) from Maine.
- Smith, Michael 1932-2000. British-born Canadian biochemist who developed a method for making a specific genetic mutation at any spot on a DNA molecule. He shared a 1993 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
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- proper n. An English surname (the most common in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand).
ELMER SMITH WALLACE, (147), son of Sarah (Stephens) Wallace, (37), was born Nov. 23, 1862; changed his middle name from Kent to Smith; lives in
oh oh just thought of another one (but I admit that this one doesnt have a real solid left/right split) RFRA was designed to overturn employment division v smith. the majority was mostly conservative justices but its my understanding that conservatives, in general, heavily favored passing RFRA and viewed Smith as hostile to religion (please correct me if I wrong, RFRA was passed when I was about 10 yearsold).
others like you.. an idiot...he rebutts them all and even accuses them of attacking him .you don`t want to be in the newsvine dungeon for attacking smith,,he will never admit the charges against him..he "seems" racist and genocidal against the Jews and Israel , is he? well only Smith can answer that?
Smith, _who_ gave me this book, "unless _Thomas Smith_ is the antecedent of _who_.
Justin Smith is an All-Pro defensive end, and Taylor Mays and Michael Crabtree have the physical skills to be household names.
I think the deal with Kevin Smith is that you are either a fan or not.
Kevin Smith is a dialogue junkie and he shines here.
The name Smith Barney, which survived financial crises, mergers and the grandiose plans of some of Wall Street's greatest deal makers, is teetering on the edge of oblivion.
The fourth-floor galleries have rarely looked as good, in spite of the peculiar premise of "Cubes and Anarchy," a phrase Smith attributed to John Sloan, with whom he studied at the Art Students League.
Awful “comedy” only proves to me that Kevin Smith is one of the most overrated people in the movie business, along with Judd Apatow (whom Smith apes shamelessly here).