Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2011 Inductee

Charlie Smith

Mr. Smith is an elder “Statesman Lobbyist” who serves at the Louisiana State Capitol. Since 1968, he has been a part of the landscape of our state’s colorful political history. He was a present and powerful force during the infamous battles over Right to Work, Worker Comp Reform and Prevailing Wages. He has been a mentor to and helped shape and influence the careers of countless professionals in the political arena.