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George Curtis Smith

George Curtis Smith, American federal judge. Bar: Ohio 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Ohio 2002. Elder Presbyterian Church; Member Columbus Bar Association, Columbus Bar Foundation, Columbus Athletic Club (president 1980, director), Lawyers Club of Columbus (president 1975), Masons (president 33rd association), Shriners, Gyro Club (president 2003), Putin Bay Yacht Club (commodore 2007).

Background

  • Smith, George Curtis was born on August 8, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of George B. and Dorothy R. Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1959.

    Career

    • Bar: Ohio 1959, United States.Dist. Court (southern district) Ohio 1987. Assistant city attorney City of Columbus, 1959-1962.

      Executive assistant to Mayor of Columbus, 1962-1963. Assistant attorney general State of Ohio, 1964. Chief counsel to prosecuting attorney Franklin County, Ohio, 1965-1970, prosecuting attorney, 1971-1980.

      Judge Franklin County Municipal Court, Columbus, 1980-1985. Judge Franklin County Common Pleas Court, 1985-1987. Member Ohio Bicentennial Committee 2003.

      Member Ohio Supreme Court Council on Victims Rights, 1988-1994. Judge in residence Law School U. Cincinnati, 1993. Chair Federal Court Case Settlement Svc., 1997.

      Faculty Ohio Judicial College, Litig. Practice Institute; chairman 1994, Federal Bench-Bar Conference, 1995. Lecturer American Bar Association Anti-Trust Secretary, 1995, 97.

      Alumni speaker law graduation Ohio State University, 1995. President Young Republican Club, 1963. Chairman Perry Group, Put-in-Bay, 1998;Executive Committee Franklin County Republican Party, 1971-1980.

      Member Ohio Bicentennial Commission 2003. Elder Presbyterian Church.

    Membership

    Elder Presbyterian Church. Member Columbus Bar Association, Columbus Bar Foundation, Columbus Athletic Club (president 1980, director), Lawyers Club of Columbus (president 1975), Masons (president 33rd association), Shriners, Gyro Club (president 2003), Putin Bay Yacht Club (commodore 2007).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jean Wood, July 10, 1963. Children: Curtis, Geoffrey, Elizabeth Annual.
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    Born August 8, 1935