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Thomas Earle Smith,

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.

Background

  • Smith,, Thomas Earle was born on July 22, 1938 in Oxford, North Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Earle and Margaret Louise (Osterhout) Smith.

  • Education

    • AB, Davidson College, 1960. Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1963.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

    Views

    Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Lions Club, Shriners, Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Eulalia Munn, June 23, 1962. Children: Mary Dresden, Amy Louise.
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