Funeral services will be held on Friday for Jeremiah Smith, Jr. '92, member of the Corporation and an associate of Winthrop House, who died last Tuesday at his home at 4 Berkeley Street, Cambridge.
Mr. Smith was born, in Dover, New Hampshire, in 1870, and prepared for Harvard at Phillips Academy, Exeter. Following his graduation from the Law School in 1895, he served for two years as secretary to the late Justice Horace Gray of the United States Supreme Court.
A specialist in international affairs, Mr. Smith began the practice of law in Boston in 1896. He was chosen one of the organizers of the financial consortium for China and acted as adviser to the Mexican Government on the adjusting of its national debt.
Upon the entrance of the United States into the World War, Mr. Smith left his law practice to serve as captain in the quartermaster corps under General Charles J. Dawes. He was later appointed counsel for the Treasury and financial adviser to the American Mission at the Paris Peace Conference.
During the later years of his life, Mr. Smith was a director of the Harvard Alumni Association and a Fellow of the College.