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Frank Tupper Smith, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956, California 1966, Texas 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963; certified estate planning and probate law specialist, Texas. Recipient award, Dallas Bar Association, 2008.


Smith, Frank Tupper was born on May 21, 1929. Son of Frank T. and Mary Elizabeth Smith.


Bachelor, Columbia College, 1951. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1954. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1963.


Associate Vaughn & Lyons, New York City, 1956-1960, Edward R. Peckerman, New York City, 1960-1963. Vice president Bank of California, San Francisco, 1963-1969. Associate Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, Los Angeles, 1969-1972.

Vice president, trust officer Republic National Bank, Dallas, 1972-1974. Partner Smith, Miller & Carlton, 1975-1987. Senior partner Frank Tupper Smith & Associates PC, since 1987.

Lecturer estate and tax planning University Texas, Dallas, Dallas Community College District.


Board directors American Heart Association, 1979-1982, Texas chairman planned giving committee, 1980-1982, national chairman planned giving committee, 1983-1986. Board directors, vice president fund raising Brain/Behavior Center, 1992-1998. Board directors Planned Living Assistance Network North Texas, Inc., 1996-2000.

With Army of the United States, 1954-1956, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, Class of 1951 Alumni class President. Member American Bar Association, California State Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Columbia University North Texas Club (president 1980-1986), University Club, Rush Creek Yacht Club.


Married Jill A. Jacobsen, March 9, 1957. Children: Delia, Lisa Noel, Kathryn.