Party affiliation: Democrat
Thomas Earle Smith,, American lawyer, state senator. Bar: South Carolina Bar Association 1963. Named Senate of Year, South Carolina Association Retarded Citizens, 1975, Legislator of Year, South Carolina Young Democrats, 1979; recipient Outstanding Legislator award, South Carolina Council Exceptional Children, 1976. Member of American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Lions Club, Shriners, Masons.
Member firm James P. Mozingo, 1963—1965. Partner firm Nettles, Smith, Turbeville and Reddeck, Pamplico, 1973—1979. Private practice South Carolina, 1965—1973, since 1979.
Partner Smith-Floyd, since 1989. Director Pamplico Bank and Trust Company, Johnsonville State Bank, South Carolina. Partner Indiana Warehouse, Pamplico, since 1972.
Member South Carolina House of Representatives, 1966—1972, South Carolina Senate, 1973—1988.