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Orma Rinehart Smith, American judge. Bar: Mississippi 1927. Trustee Corinth Separate School District, 1940-1955. Fellow Mississippi Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, Alcorn County Bar Association, Mississippi State Bar (past president), University Mississippi Alumni Association (president 1961-1962), Masons (33 degree), Shriners, K.T., Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Smith, Orma Rinehart was born on September 25, 1904 in Booneville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Jefferson Davis and Lena (Rinehart) Smith.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1927.

Career

Practice, Corinth, Mississippi, 1928-1968. Member firm Smith & Smith, 1959-1968. Judge The United States of America District Court (northern district) Mississippi, 1968-1982.

Board directors National Bank of Commerce of Corinth, 1946-1968, Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Association of Corinth, 1957-1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1927.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Trustee Corinth Separate School District, 1940-1955. Fellow Mississippi Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Alcorn County Bar Association, Mississippi State Bar (past president), University Mississippi Alumni Association (president 1961-1962), Masons (33 degree), Shriners, K.T., Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Margaret Elizabeth Fernandez, June 17, 1930. 1 son, Orma Rinehart Junior.

father:
Jefferson Davis Smith

mother:
Lena (Rinehart) Smith

spouse:
Margaret Elizabeth Fernandez