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Justice Thomas L. Smith

(Tenth Justice)

Justice Thomas L. Smith

His dates of birth and death are unknown.

There is no available history of his early life prior to coming to Indiana. He
practiced law in New Albany, Indiana, beginning about 1839. He served on the Indiana Supreme Court from January 29, 1847 to January 3, 1853, after which he returned to life in New Albany.496

496. 1 MONKS, supra note 25, at 206.

Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.