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SMITH, Albert Lee, Jr.

SMITH, Albert Lee, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1931–1997

Biography

SMITH, Albert Lee, Jr., A Representative from Alabama; born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., August 31, 1931; graduated from Ramsay High School, Birmingham, Ala., 1949; B.S., Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., 1954; United States Navy, 1954-1956; insurance agent; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1984; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh Congress (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1983); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1984; member of the Federal Council on the Aging, Washington, D.C., 1985; died on August 12, 1997, in Birmingham, Ala.; interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1982, 6 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Albert Smith's campaign for the 1982 U.S. congressional election in District 6 of Alabama, Republican Party.
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