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- Al Smith: Alfred Emanuel "Al" Smith was an American statesman who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. He was the foremost urban leader of the efficiency-oriented Progressive Movement and was noted for achieving a wide range of reforms as governor in the 1920s. He was also linked to the notorious Tammany Hall machine that controlled New York City's politics; was a strong opponent of Prohibition and was the first Catholic nominee for President. His candidacy mobilized Catholic votes—especially women who previously had not voted. It also mobilized the anti-Catholic vote, which was strongest in the South.
- Al Smith: Alan Richard "Al" Smith is a retired basketball player who played for five seasons in the American Basketball Association. A point guard during his career, he played for the Denver Rockets and Utah Stars and once led the ABA in assists in a season.
- Al Smith: Allan Robert Smith was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender. He died in 2002 as a result of pancreatic cancer.
- Al Smith: Alphonse Eugene Smith was an American Major League Baseball player. An outfielder/third baseman, he played on four teams and twelve seasons, 1953 through 1964. In 1955, he led the American League in four categories: 154 games played, 725 plate appearances, 294 times on base, and 123 runs scored. Smith was an American League All-Star player in 1955 and 1960.
- Al Smith: Alfred John Smith was an American professional baseball baseball player, a left-handed pitcher for the New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball.
- Al Smith a.k.a. Albert J. Smith was an actor.
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- Al Smith was an American cartoonist whose work included a long run on the comic strip Mutt and Jeff.
- Al Smith: Al Fredrick Smith is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played college football for Utah State University and for the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos.
- Al Smith: Alfonso "Al" Smith, Jr. is a retired American soccer defender.
- Al Smith is a baseball player, athlete.
- born on (112 years ago)
- profession: Baseball player
- Al Smith: William Alaric "Al" Smith was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1960 to 1964. Smith umpired 798 major league games in his 5 year career. He umpired in the 1964 World Series, and two All-Star Games.
- Al Smith: Albert Smith was an American racing driver from Dayton, Ohio who competed in the USAC Championship Car series.
- born on (86 years ago)
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Race car driver
- died on (30 years ago)
- Al Smith a.k.a. Allen E. Smith is a film art director and production designer.
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Why We War (2006)
The Human Investment in Slaughter and the Possibilities of Peace by Al Smith
Bio - Al Smith is a Professor of History in the California Community College system. Former Interdisciplinary Studies and Honors program coordinator, professor Smith has been a guest lecturer in the California State University system, and has ...
by James Stuart Olson
Al Smith, the prominent Democrat during the 1920s, was born in New York City on December 30, 1873, ...
Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [3 volumes] (2012)
The Complete Encyclopedia by Robert North Roberts, Scott John Hammond, Valerie A. Sulfaro
sounded the same theme in 1928 as Republicans attempted to associate Democratic candidate Al Smith, an antiprohibitionist, with intemperance. Largely as the result of few major policy differences between the platform planks of the major ...
The Blues Encyclopedia (2004)
by Edward Komara, Peter Lee
''Al Smith'' [obituary] ...
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Pulling the plug on the BlackBerry could cost corporate America millions of dollars. The BlackBerry is more than e-mail but a handheld office, and if you shut down the BlackBerry, you shut off the data that powers American business. (Al Smith)
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