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    CLOYD SMITH, a well known citizen of Piqua and county clerk-elect of Miami County, was born in Shelby County, Ohio, in 1872, and is a son of the late Dr. S. D. Smith.

    Dr. S. D. Smith came to Piqua with his family in 1881, and was continuously engaged in the practice of medicine in this city until his death, in 1898. He had two sons Ernest A. and Cloyd. The former is a graduate of the Ohio Wesleyan University, and a Ph.D. of Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore. He completed his studies at Oxford, England, and in Paris, and is an author of some note. He is a member of the faculty of Allegheny College, filling the chair of history and economics.

    Cloyd Smith was nine years old when his parents came to Piqua, and he was educated in the city schools. He first entered the local office of the Pennsylvania Railroad, where he had four years of business training, after which he entered the employ of the Favorite Stove and Range Company, being first in the office and later on the road, terminating a business connection of ten years duration in 1906. Mr. Smith has been an active citizen, and in November, 1908, his party elected him county clerk, giving him a fine majority. Mr. Smith has a wide acquaintance, and possesses all the qualifications that will enable him to give acceptable service in this position. In 1900 Mr. Smith was married to Miss Henrietta Brandriff, of Piqua, and they have two children, Augusta and Martha. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are members of the Green Street Methodist Episcopal Church, at Piqua.

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