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Alfred E. Smith

Alfred E. SmithAKA Alfred Emanuel Smith

Born: 30-Dec-1873
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 4-Oct-1944
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of New York

Democratic nominee for president in 1928; lost to Republican Herbert Hoover. He was the first Catholic presidential candidate.

[1] Rockefeller Institute Hospital, Manhattan, NY.

Son: Alfred Smith, Jr. (politician)

    Governor of New York (1922-28)
    Governor of New York (1918-20)
    New York State Assembly (1904-15, as Speaker, 1913)
    Tammany Hall Candidate (1903-33)
    Irish Ancestry

    New York: A Documentary Film (14-Nov-1999) · Himself

Author of books:
Up to Now: An Autobiography (1929, memoir)

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