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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.

Achievements

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

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.

Politics

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

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