"A Former Fort Smith Lawyer Dead"

Submitted by Deborah Musgrove

Elevator, Fort Smith, Ar
August 1, 1890

Col. William Glass, at one time a prominent lawyer of this city, died at New Orleans on the 21st ult. Col. Glass was at one time the law partner of Gen. W.L. Cabell and married Miss Sue Rector. Although a brillant man endowed with extraordinary abilities, he allowed strong drink to get the better of him, and left here about 1873 never to return.