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George D. Smith

George D. Smith, American hotel executive. member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president).

Background

  • Smith, George D. was born on March 11, 1889 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of George Dee and Catherine G. (Raphael) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of California, 1911.

    Career

    • 1 son, Kenneth Hart. Mining engineer, Carson City and Virginia City, Nevada, 1911. Secretary Honorary Emett D. Boyle, governor of Nevada, 1915-1916. Chairman Nevada Industrial Commission, 1916-1922.

      Built Canterbury Hotel, San Francisco, 1922, operated same, 1922-1927. Built, president and general manager Mark Hopkins Hotel since 1926. Vice president Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939-1940.

      Member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president). San San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. (past director), Downtown Association (director), president, 1945-1947), San Francisco Convention and Tourist Bureau (treasurer and directory).

    Membership

    Member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president). Clubs: Bohemian, Family, Olympic.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Hart, November 11, 1913.
    • father: George Dee Smith
    • mother: Catherine G. (Raphael) Smith
    • spouse: Eleanor Hart
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    Died September 24, 1965
    (aged 76)
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