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Joseph Wilson Smith, American lawyer. Member Alabama Senate, 1954-1958, 62-66, Alabama House of Representatives, 1958-1962; Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Named Young Man of Year Phenix City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1947; Member American, Alabama bar associations, American Legion, Association United States Army, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

Smith, Joseph Wilson was born on February 12, 1917 in Phenix City, Alabama, United States. Son of Ernest Clifford and Essie (Baker) Smith.

Education

Children-Sydney Bowen Smith Smith, Lenora West Smith Gregory, Joseph Wilson, Walter Clifford World War II Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1941.

Career

Bar: Alabama bar 1941. Practice in, Phenix City, from 1946. Partner firm Smith & Smith, 1946-1979.

Senior partner firm Smith & Smith (Professional Corporation), from 1980. Legal counsel Alabama Chamber of Commerce, from 1969. Director Phenix-Girard Bank.

Member Alabama Education Commission, 1957-1958, Phenix City Board Education, 1950-1960. Chairman Chattahoochee Valley Airport Commission, from 1969.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Member Alabama Senate, 1954-1958, 62-66, Alabama House of Representatives, 1958-1962. Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Named Young Man of Year Phenix City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1947.

Member American, Alabama bar associations, American Legion, Association United States Army, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Lenora West Coghlan, July 17, 1943. Children-Sydney Bowen Smith Smith, Lenora West Smith Gregory, Joseph Wilson, Walter Clifford World War II Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama.

father:
Ernest Clifford Smith

mother:
Essie (Baker) Smith

spouse:
Lenora West Coghlan

child:
Sydney Bowen Smith Smith

child:
Joseph Wilson Smith

child:
Walter Clifford World War II Bachelor of Laws Smith

child:
U. Ala Smith

child:
Lenora West Smith Gregory Smith