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Lamar Smith
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Birth: 1892
Death: Aug. 13, 1955

In Brookhaven, Mississippi - Lamar Smith was shot dead on the courthouse lawn by a white man in broad daylight while dozens of people watched. The killer was never indicted because no one would admit they saw a white man shoot a black man. Smith had organized Blacks to vote in a recent election 
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Record added: May 24, 2008
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Lamar Smith
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Lamar Smith
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- Stacey
 Added: Apr. 30, 2017

- Stacey
 Added: May. 6, 2016
May your soul rest in God's eternal, blessed peace.
- Andie Parrish 💜
 Added: Feb. 12, 2016
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