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Charles Lavens Smith

Charles Lavens Smith, American banker. Member Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce (member board governor), American Bankers Association (member economics policy committee), Utah Bankers Association, (president 1934-1935), Reserve City Bankers Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Alta (president 1946).

Background

  • Smith, Charles Lavens was born on March 9, 1885 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edwin D. and Sophie Jane (Rogers) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1904.

    Career

    • Don McCauley Curtis), Raymond McMillan, Edwin David (deceased). Engaged in manufacturing, Franklin, 1904-1907, in mining, Utah and Arizona, 1908-1911. Partner Educated D. Smith & Sons, Salt Lake City, 1911-1922.

      Vice president Central Trust Company, 1922-1931. President Security National Bank, 1931-1932. President First National Bank, 1932-1948.

      Chairman First Security Bank. Director First Security Corporation, Salt Lake City Branch of Federal Reserve Bank. Member Salt Lake City Clearing House Association (ex-president).

      President Community Chest of Salt Lake City, 1937-1938. Member advising committee R.F.C., state chairman Savings Bond Division United States Treasury Department Treasurer University of Utah.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce (member board governor), American Bankers Association (member economics policy committee), Utah Bankers Association, (president 1934-1935), Reserve City Bankers Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Alta (president 1946).

    Connections

    • Married Bess McMillan, September 25, 1909. Children: Virginia Wadsworth (wife of Doctor.
    • father: Edwin D. Smith
    • mother: Sophie Jane (Rogers) Smith
    • spouse: Bess McMillan
    • child: Virginia Wadsworth (wife of Dr Smith
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    Died February 23, 1955
    (aged 69)
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