Al Smith

Al Smith

Born: December 30, 1873

Died: October 4, 1944

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Alfred Emanuel Al Smith was an American statesman who was elected the 42nd Governor of New York three 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.