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George Albert Smith

George Albert Smith, American educator.

Background

  • Smith, George Albert was born on September 10, 1905 in Salt Lake City. Son of George Albert and Lucy E. (Woodruff) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Utah, 1926. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1934, Doctor of Commercial Science, 1937.

    Career

    • Officer Swiss-German Mission Church Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Basel, Switzerland, 1926-1929. In business, 1929-1932. Member of faculty, graduate school business administration Harvard, 1934-1969, professor business administration, 1945-1969, senior assistant dean, 1939-1945.

      Visiting instructor business administration Yale Law School, 1937-1938. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1954. Visiting professor University Hawaii, summer 1964.

      Special consultant business orgns., educational instns. and United States Government Depts. and agencies, 1936-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Policy Formulation and Administration, 1950. Co-author review editions 1955, 59, 62. Managing Geographically Decentralized Companies, 1958.

      Business, Society & the Invididual, 1962.

    Membership

    Member of faculty, graduate school business administration Harvard, 1934-1969, professor business administration, 1945-1969, senior assistant dean, 1939-1945. Served as captain, chaplain corps, 222 Field Artillery, Utah, National Guard, 1930-1933. Member American Economics Association, American Academy Political Science, American Society Public Admintrn.

    American Petroleum Institute, Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth H. Nowell, July 6, 1935. Children: George Albert, III, Samuel N., Robert N. Missionary, administrative.
    • father: George Albert Smith
    • mother: Lucy E. (Woodruff) Smith
    • spouse: Ruth H. Nowell
    • children: George Albert Smith
    • III Smith
    • Samuel N. Smith
    • Robert N. Missionary Smith
    • adminstrv Smith
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    Born September 10, 1905
    Died October 12, 1969
    (aged 64)
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