William James Smith
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William James Smith, son of William (died 1871) and Elizabeth (died 1872) Smith who built the Mansfield Hotel. William James owned a farm, half a mile from Mansfield. He took over as licensee of the Mansfield Hotel in 1891. He was elected Shire Councillor for the Central Riding of the Shire Council from 1889-1992.