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Smith, Gerald L. K.

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

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen

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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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