Curtis T. Smith Jr.
City Councilmember Precinct 5
101 Fortune Street
Ph: (254) 883-1450
Fx: (254) 883-1456
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed 12 to 1 for Lunch
Councilmember Curtis T. Smith was elected into office in May of 2017. Mr. Smith was born and raised in Marlin by his parents Winnie and Curtis T. Smith Sr.
Curtis attended elementary at Commerce Street School, junior high at Booker T Washington and graduated from Marlin High School, Class of 1972. Upon graduation, Mr. Smith served 20 years in the U.S. Navy with 4 years as a Navy Recruiter in Central Texas. Upon retirement from the Navy, Mr. Smith continued his military involvement by working at the V.A. Hospital for 20 years and 4 years as a Certified Mediator. During his career, Mr. Smith attended 3 years towards his Major in Business from New Hampshire College.
Councilmember Smith is a member of various civic organizations that include the Texas Juneteenth Club of Marlin, Falls County Cemetery Club, BTW Resource Committee, Falconer-Stamp Center Committee and Booker T. Washington Alumni. He is a Lay Speaker and a dedicated member of the Davis Chapel United Methodist Church as well as a current substitute teacher at Marlin ISD.
Councilmember Smith is a very concerned citizen of the Marlin community. He states his main reason for getting involved in Marlin government is "I love Marlin!" - "Marlin is me!". We all want to move Marlin forward and improve on our community. In Marlin I see promise and opportunity. He believes the children are our future, education is the key and we are all part of a bigger and better plan.
Curtis had seven sisters; Addie, Bettie, Theresa, Janice, Evelyn, Marilyn and Tennie; and two brothers; Herbert and Charles. Curtis and wife Ruby J. have been married for 42 years and had three children: Charlie, David and Tamula, and seven grandchildren: Kemory, Jamal, Caymen, David Jr. Dontrell, Desiree and Kaja, and a host of nieces and nephews all of whom they are proud of.