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Name:Alexander Hunter Smith
Affiliation:Class of 1870
Biography & Genealogy:Alexander Hunter Smith, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 28, 1850 in Parkersburg, Va. (Now W. Va.) Father- Thomas Goodwin Smith of Smithfield Co. Va.; Mother- Sarah Virginia Safford of Parkersburg, Va. Pat. Grandfather- Rev. Thomas Smith of Eastern, Va. Pat. Grandmother- Ann Goodwin of Caroline Co. Va. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Eliel T. Safford; Mat. Grandmother- Anna Terill Hunter. Married- Leonora O. Kight, daughter of John Wesley Kight of Westerport, Md. and Mary McConnehey of Ohio Co. W. Va. Children- Leonora Virginia Smith. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 11, 1866; Graduated July 4, 1870 ranking 18th in a class of 52. Careers: Merchant; President of Smith Drug and Pure Food Company. Died- July 8, 1917 in Parkersburg, W. Va.