Viewing Welcome J. Smith (1864-1946).
Upon graduating the University of Michigan Law School in 1887, Welcome Smith moved to Winona and became a clerk with the Tawney & Randall law firm. Three years later he became a member of the firm. He served as Municipal Court Judge from 1901-1905. He practiced law in Winona until retirement in 1940. He died on July 21, 1946, at age eighty-two. In memorial proceedings for the county bar association in October of that year, he was recalled: