William Alfred John Smith was born 19 October 1883 at Waterloo, NSW, the son of Alfred Smith and Mary Jane Gregson. He married Elizabeth May Smith (1890-1968) on 8 March 1913 at Redfern, NSW, and they had two sons. William Smith died at Long Jetty, NSW on 22 July 1967, aged 83 years; he was cremated at Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. Smith lived at 51 Lawrence Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Smith was an alderman on Alexandria’s first Labor controlled Council elected in December 1928.
Local government service
William Smith was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1923-1934 representing the West Ward.
Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 August 1923, p. 18, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16086039