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Nels H. Smith

Born: Aug 27, 1884

Death: Jul 5, 1976

Birthplace: Gayville

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Nels H. Smith

Date of Birth : Aug 27, 1884
Date of Death : Jul 5, 1976
Birth Place : Gayville

Nels Hansen Smith was an American politician who served as the 18th Governor of Wyoming from 1939 until 1943. He was a Republican. Born and reared in Gayville, South Dakota, Smith moved to Wyoming in 1907 and subsequently was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives for the Fifteenth State Legislature. He lived in Crook County. He lost the 1942 election to Lester Hunt, a Democrat.


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