Erasmus Darwin Smith

Hon. Erasmus Darwin Smith


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.


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