Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr.
A.D.'s career as a Grambling City Alderman, community leader, teacher, & educational admin. spanned 40 years. He was elected City Councilman in 1985, following in the footsteps of his father, A.D. Smith Sr. Later, like his father, he became Mayor Pro-Tempore for the City of Grambling. He received his high school diploma from Holy Rosary Institute in Lafayette. a B.S. degree in Social Studies from GSU, a Masters in Education from the Univ. of LA - Lafayette, & a PhD. in Educational Admin, from Ohio State University. A.D. was a math teacher in Caddo, St. Landry, & Bienville Parishes, an admin. assoc. to the Ohio State superintendent of Education, & Director of Human Services at GSU. He was also Principal at Gibsland-Coleman H.S. (1988-2000). From 2000 to his retirement in 2002, he taught math at Bienville H.S. A.D. was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grambling, Prince Hall Masons (33rd degree), LA Assoc. of School Exec., Nat. Assoc. of Secondary Principal. Assoc. for Supervision & Dev., Phi Delta Kappa, Lions Club, Grambling Unit of Retired Teachers, Kiwanis & Omega Psi Phi Frat.
Topics. This historical marker is listed Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Government & Politics.
Location. 32° 32.273′ N, 92° 42.824′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ruth Bradford (here, next to this marker); Sarah Jane Richmond (here, next to this marker); Charlene S. Greene (here, next to this marker); Rosetta Hill Days (here, next to this marker); The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson (here, next to this marker); Loester "L.D." Land (here, next to this marker); Ernest Ladd (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.