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John Lucian Smith

John Lucian Smith, American beverage company executive. Member American Society Corporate Executives, Delta Kappa Epsilon.


  • Smith, John Lucian was born on October 24, 1918 in West Point, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Lucian and Sara Eugenia (Cottrell) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Commercial Science, U. Mississippi, 1940.


    • With Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1940-1967, field sales manager, 1957-1961, president, 1974-1979, director, until 1980. President foods division Coca-Cola Company, Houston, 1967-1970. President Coca-Cola United States of America, Atlanta, 1971-1974.

      Chairman of the Board Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1976-1979. Director Phillips Petroleum Company. Advisory director Southern Railway System.

      National board directors, vice president Boys’ Clubs American. Trustee Spelman College. Member of advisory board Scottish Rite Hospital.


    Member American Society Corporate Executives, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Capital City, University Yacht, Commerce, Piedmont Driving (Atlanta).


    • Married Claire Davis, August 6, 1953. Children: Daniel Davis, Susan Peyton.
    • father: John Lucian Smith
    • mother: Sara Eugenia (Cottrell) Smith
    • spouse: Claire Davis
    • children: Daniel Davis Smith
    • Susan Peyton Smith
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    Died July 19, 1980
    (aged 61)