Erasmus Darwin Smith served in 1862. Born Oct. 10, 1806, in DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y. Political editor Rochester Daily Advertiser, 1849. Justice state supreme court, seventh judicial district, 1855-1876. Died. Nov. 11, 1882, in Penfield, Monroe County, N.Y. Portrait at Appellate Division, Fourth Department, library balcony (south wall). Collected papers and photographs at University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library. See W.F. Peck, Semi-Centennial History of the City of Rochester, Syracuse, N.Y., D. Mason & Co. (1884), p. 678.
This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.