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 Larkin I. Smith

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Larkin I. Smith Famous memorial

Birth
Poplarville, Pearl River County, Mississippi, USA
Death 13 Aug 1989 (aged 45)
Mississippi, USA
Burial Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Garden of Apostles
Memorial ID 6812598 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He was a chief deputy sheriff of Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department, (1966-72) and chief investigator, of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, (1971-77). He graduated from William Carey College in 1979, was Chief of Police of Gulfport, Mississippi, (1977-83) and Sheriff of Harrison County, (1984-89). In 1989, he was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First Congress and served until his death. He died at age 45 in an airplane crash near the DeSoto National Forest, Mississippi.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 30 Sep 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6812598
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6812598/larkin-i-smith : accessed ), memorial page for Larkin I. Smith (26 Jun 1944–13 Aug 1989), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6812598, citing Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .