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Gary Lee Smith

Gary Lee Smith, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1980, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1980. Recipient American Jurisprudence award DePaul University, 1978. Member Optimist Club Lebanon (president, lieutenant governor), Masons (master), Shriner.

Background

  • Smith, Gary Lee was born on March 2, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Merle Franklin and Rowena Mae (Wikoff) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of General Studies, University Kansas, 1977. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, Chicago, 1980.

    Career

    • Assistant prosecuting attorney Laclede County, Lebanon, Missouri, 1980-1986. City attorney City of Lebanon, 1981-1986. Private practice Lebanon, since 1980.

      Partner Smith and Jackson, since 1992. Commissioner Missouri Public Defender Commission, since 1988, chairman, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1980, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1980.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Membership

    Member Optimist Club Lebanon (president, lieutenant governor), Masons (master), Shriner.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Ann Taylor, October 18, 1954. Children: Karen Elizabeth, Lee Franklin, Kimberly Annual.
    • father: Merle Franklin Smith
    • mother: Rowena Mae (Wikoff) Smith
    • spouse: Peggy Ann Taylor
    • children: Karen Elizabeth Smith
    • Lee Franklin Smith
    • Kimberly Annual Smith
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    Born March 2, 1955
    (age 62)
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