Glee S. Smith, Jr., American politician, Died at 94

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Glee Sidney Smith, Jr. was born on April 29, 1921, and died on November 16, 2015.

He was a former politician in the American state of Kansas.

Glee was a member of the Kansas Senate from 1957 to 1973 and was a Republican; during his term he was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, and President pro tempore (1965 to 1973).

He served on the Larned, Kansas Board of Education and was president of the board.

Glee was involved with the banking and insurance businesses.

He also served an appointment by President Gerald Ford to the Board of the National Legal Services Corporation from 1975 to 1985.

Glee received his bachelor’s degree in journalism, in 1943 from the University of Kansas and his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law, in 1947; Smith was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 1947.

He was also a veteran of the United States Army Air Forces and World War II.

Glee was a member of the Kansas Bar Association.

Glee Smith passed away at age 94 on November 16, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas.

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