Albert L. Smith, Jr.

Albert Lee Smith, Jr. ( born August 31, 1931 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama; † August 12, 1997 ) was an American lawyer and politician ( Republican).


Albert L. Smith, Jr. graduated in 1949 at the Ramsay High School in Birmingham in 1954 from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Sciences. Subsequently, he served 1954-1956 in the U.S. Navy. He then worked as an insurance agent. Smith also pursued a political career. He took in the years 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1984 as a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in part. During this time, he ran unsuccessfully in 1978 for a seat in 96th U.S. Congress, but he was then elected to the 97th U.S. Congress. In 1982 his candidacy for the 98th U.S. Congress, he suffered a defeat. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 3 January 1981 to 3 January 1983. In the following year, he ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. Senate. After that, he was in 1985 a member of the Federal Council on the Aging in Washington, DC Smith died in 1997 in Birmingham and was buried there on the Elmwood Cemetery.