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Tom Smith
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Personal details
Born
Thomas Joel Smith

(1947-10-20)October 20, 1947
Kittanning, Pennsylvania,
U.S.
Died October 17, 2015(2015-10-17) (aged 67)
Shelocta, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic Party (Before 2011)
Republican Party
(2011–2015)
Spouse(s) Saundy Smith
Children 7
Committees Plumcreek Township Board, Indiana Armstrong Patriots
Website Campaign website at the Internet Archive

Thomas Joel "Tom" Smith (October 20, 1947 – October 17, 2015) was an American Republican politician, farmer and businessman.

Political career

He was first a Democrat for four years before becoming a politician. Smith switched parties in 2011 and ran for the United States Senate in 2012 as a Republican, losing to the current Democratic Senator Bob Casey, Jr..

Death

Smith died at his home in Shelocta, Pennsylvania, aged 67.


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