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Smith, Gerald L. K.

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen


1898 - Born in Pardeeville, Wisconsin on the 27th of February.


1916 - He was ordained as a minister in the Disciples of Christ denomination of Christianity.


1928 - Smith moved to Louisiana, since his wife contracted tuberculosis and Shreveport had a good reputation for helping people with tuberculosis.


1932 - Smith became a friend of Huey Long.


1935 - Long was assassinated, Smith took over the society for a short time.


1936 - The party nominated William Lemke as their Presidential candidate in the election.


        - Founded the Committee of One Million.


1942 - Founded journal "The Cross and the Flag".


1944 - Christian Nationalist Party presidential candidate.


1956 - Smith joined a vociferous campaign against the Alaska Mental Health Enabling Act, the opponents of which claimed that it was a communist or Jewish plot to establish concentration camps in Alaska. 1964


        - He began construction of a planned religious theme park.


1976 - Died on the 15th of April due to pneumonia.


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