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Richard Edwin Smoke

Richard Edwin Smoke, American lawyer, investment advisor. Bar: Michigan 1970, California 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. London-Sloan fellow, 1983.

Background

  • Smoke, Richard Edwin was born on September 16, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Bruno Donald and Else Marie (Voigt) Smoke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Kalamazoo College, 1967. Juris Doctor, Wayne State University, 1970.

    Career

    • General counsel Grosse Ile Bridge Company, Michigan, 1975-1978, president, 1980-1983, vice president, 1983—1988. General counsel Campbell-Ewald Company, Warren, 1978-1980. Private practice law, investment adviser Grand Rapids, 1985—2002.

      Director Kent County Community Mental Health, 1996. Adjunct faculty Davenport College, 1993-1995. Trustee Grand Rapids Charter Township, 1991-1996.

      Commissioner County of Kent, 1996-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1970, California 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

    Membership

    Board directors World Affairs Council Western Michigan, Grand Rapids, 1988-1993, president, 1991-1992. Member executive committee Kent County Republican Party, Grand Rapids, 1989-1992, 1995-2002. Trustee Kalamazoo College, 1970-1979.

    Member of University Club San Francisco, State Bar California, State Bar Michigan.

    Connections

    • father: Bruno Donald Smoke
    • mother: Else Marie (Voigt) Smoke
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    Born September 16, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Kalamazoo College
    • 1970
      Wayne State University
    • 1975 - 1978
      General counsel, Grosse Ile Bridge Company
      Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      general counsel, Campbell-Ewald Company
      Warren, Michigan, United States
    • 1985 - 2002
      private practice, law

    Award