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Lyman Cornelius Smith (1850 - 1910)

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Lyman Cornelius Smith
Born in Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Died in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Oct 2014
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Categories: Smith Premier Typewriter Company, Syracuse, New York | L. C. Smith and Bros. Typewriter Company, Syracuse, New York | Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York.


Lyman Cornelius Smith, son of Lewis Stevens Smith and Eliza Ann (Hurlbut) Smith was born March 31, 1850 at Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA.[1]

He married Flora Elizabeth Burns.[1]

He and his brothers, Wilbert Smith, Monroe C. Smith and Hurlbut Smith founded the Smith Premier Typewriter Company in 1886.[2] The Smith-Premier Typewriter Company later became the Smith-Corona Typewriter Company.[1]

He was a principal of L.C. Smith Shotgun Company of Syracuse which was sold to Hunter Arms Company in 1899.[1]

In 1903 the L. C. Smith & Bros. Typewriter Company was founded.[2]

Lyman died November 5, 1910 at age 60 at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York.[1] His memorial has photos, a biography and links to those of family members.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Lyman Cornelius Smith at Wikipedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Smith Corona. at Wikipedia
  3. Lyman Cornelius Smith memorial at FInd A Grave.

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