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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

[AR] LRPD POLICE CHIEF SMITH SHOT, KILLED WIFE AND HIMSELF, 1960


(I could not find the wife's name or photo anywhere.)
 From:The Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, MN), 19 March 1960:
Little Rock Police Chief Eugene Smith and his wife were found shot to death in their home here today. The bodies of Smith, a central figure in the Little Rock integration controversy, and his wife were found by a neighbor in the kitchen. A pistol was found near the bodies...
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3 comments:

  1. If it helps you, Chief Smith's wife was Mary S. Smith, born 4-15-1914 in New York. Both Smiths are buried in Little Rock National Cemetery. Information from Ancestry.com. Could not find any maiden name or other information

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  2. Just for your information, per Ancestry.com. Chief Smith's wife was Mary S. Smith, born April 15, 1914 in New York. Could not find a maiden name. Both Smiths are buried in the Little Rock National Cemetery.

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