Nelson Stuart Smith
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Olds|
|Preceded by||Duncan Marshall|
|Succeeded by||Frank Grisdale|
|Born||April 19, 1888|
|Died||March 15, 1941 (aged 52)|
Nelson Stuart Smith was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the Olds electoral district from 1921 to 1930. He sat with the United Farmers of Alberta caucus.
Smith ran for a seat in the Alberta Legislature in the 1921 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Liberal Agriculture Minister Duncan Marshall to win his first term in the Legislature. He won the district taking 60% of the popular vote. He sat in the backbenches for the governing United Farmers caucus.
Smith ran for re-election in the 1926 Alberta general election. He defeated Liberal candidate Norman Cook and Conservative L.H. Walkley in a three-way race, largely holding his percentage of vote from the previous election.
Smith retired from the Legislature in 1930.
- Nelson S. Smith Dies At Claresholm., March 20, 1941
- "Olds results 1921 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Olds results 1926 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)