Smith, William G.
Smith replaced his father William Smith as the secretary for the Hudson's Bay Company at their London office. He worked as Assistant Secretary from 1843-1855 and as Company Secretary from 1855-1871. In 1871, Smith was appointed the role as Consulting Secretary. He held this position until December 1872 when he was removed to a lunatic asylum with no immediate prospects of recovery and remained in the asylum until his death several years later.1
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