Edward J. SmithRepublican
Born: January 5, 1894 in San Francisco, CA
1953-1954: Member, California Judicial Council
1953-1954: Judge, Alameda County Municipal Court
- Smith was the author of AB 440 (1925), relating to Chinese herbs which led to a bribery and corruption investigation of Smith, Senator Edgar S. "Tex" Hurley and former Assemblyman W. R. Brackett. The Assembly committee that conducted the investigation found that no crimes had been committed. the Alameda County District Attorney Earl Warren was the prosecutor.
Source: California Blue Book (1928)