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Gordon Smith

Gordon SmithAKA Gordon Harold Smith

Born: 25-May-1952
Birthplace: Pendleton, OR

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Oregon, 1997-2009

Father: Milan Dale Smith (b. 6-Feb-1919)
Mother: Jessica Udall (b. 4-Oct-1918)
Brother: Milan D. Smith, Jr. (judge, b. 19-May-1942)
Sister: Melanie (b. 20-Nov-1943)
Sister: Charlotte (b. 24-Oct-1944)
Brother: Gregory Udall (b. 6-Mar-1947)
Brother: Nicholas Albert (b. 31-May-1948)
Sister: Lisa Ellen (b. 26-Jul-1954)
Sister: Jessica Ann (b. 14-Apr-1960)
Wife: Sharon Lankford (m. 6-Jun-1975, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Brittany Anne (adopted, b. 27-Dec-1979)
Son: Garrett Lee (adopted, b. 9-Sep-1981, d. 8-Sep-2003 suicide)
Son: Morgan Spencer (adopted, b. 6-Jan-1989)

    High School: Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD (1970)
    University: BS History, Brigham Young University (1976)
    Law School: JD, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA (1979)

    US Senator, Oregon (3-Jan-1997 to 3-Jan-2009)
    Oregon State Senate (1992-96)
    Law Clerk to H. Vern Payne, New Mexico Supreme Court (1979-80)
    National Exchange Club
    National Constitution Center Board of Trustees
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Republican Main Street Partnership
    Ripon Society Honorary Advisory Board
    State Bar of New Mexico
    Bush Pioneer 2004 Ranger
    Funeral: Gordon Hinckley (2008)

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Author of books:
Remembering Garrett: One Family's Battle with a Child's Depression (2006)

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