Party affiliation: Republican
Halsey Smith, American banker. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Distinguished Service award Portland Kiwanis Club, 1968, Maine Bar Association, 1978; Brotherhood award Temple Beth El, Portland, 1970. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946; Member Maine (past treasurer), Greater Portland (past director, president) chambers commerce, Maine Bankers Association (past president).
With New York Trust Company. New York City, 1946-1951, assistant treasurer, 1950-1951. Vice president Casco Bank & Trust Company, Portland, Maine, 1951-1955, president, 1955-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1969-1973, also director.
Director Center for Research and Advanced Study, U. Maine, 1972-1977. President, chief Executive officer, director N.E. Bankshare Association, Lewiston, Maine, 1977-1981. Director Milliken Tomlinson Company, Portland, Hussey Manufacturing, North Berwick, Maine.
Member of advisory board Bingham Association, 1975-1981. Chairman, Commision on Maine’s Future, 1974-1977. Corporator Maine Medical Center.
President Maine Cancer Research Foundation, 1977-1981. Trustee Westbrook College, Portland.
Born July 10, 1921