Bryant Smith, retired professor of law,
died on March 3, 1973. He was 84.
Professor Smith was born on December
8, 1888, near Summerfield, North Carolina. He received a bachelor's
degree from Guilford College in North Carolina in 1913, and master's
and LLB degrees from the University of Colorado in 1916 and 1926, respectively.
He was awarded a JSD from Yale University in 1927.
Professor Smith taught at the University
of Colorado and Washington University. He joined the faculty of The
University of Texas at Austin in 1926. He was a specialist in numerous
legal areas, including torts, constitutional law, equity, and trusts.
He published articles in numerous professional
journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law
Review, the Texas Law Review, the American Journal of
Criminal Law and Criminology, and the Political Science Quarterly.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa
Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January
18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the archives
at the UT School of Law.