Jacob Smith was Regina's first Mayor after it was incorporated as a city in 1903. In 1883 he came to Regina and opened J.W. Smith Hardware on South Railway Street. Jacob Smith was a member of the School Board for five years. He was Mayor in 1889, 1902, 1903 and 1907.
CORA-RPL-A-0346 Jacob W. Smith, the first Mayor of the City of Regina, 1903