Ellen Galusha Smith
(1849 - 1922)
Ellen Galusha Smith was active/lived in Illinois, Colorado. Ellen Smith is known for landscape painting.
Biography Ellen Galusha Smith
Following is the 2008 essay, Ellen Galusha Smith, by Sarah Kelly, published on the website of the Illinois Women Artists Project.
Ellen Galusha Smith is one of Peoria's most interesting women. Born October 29, 1849, in Lisbon, Illinois, Ellen came from a long line of famous New England ancestry. Her great grandfathers, Thomas Chittenden and Jonas Galusha, were among the first governors of Vermont. Her father, Orson B. Galusha, was also well established, and was appointed one of the first trustees of the University of Illinois. She lived in Morris, Illinois for much of her childhood.
On July 19, 1870, she married William Hawley Smith. William was originally from Massachusetts and later moved to Normal, attended State Nor
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