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Jerry Paul Smith

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Smith was one of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi party members arrested following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, N.C., where five protesters were shot and killed. At the time of his arrest, he was a 32-year-old timber cutter living in Maiden, N.C. Smith's parents were avowed segregationists, according to a Greensboro Record report. Smith was acquitted of murder charges in 1980, but was found liable in the shootings during a 1985 civil trial.