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Turk Smith

Turk Smith, American writer.

Background

  • Smith, Turk was born on June 24, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Talbot Truxtun and Constance (Fitch) Smith.

  • Education

    • Student, University Arizona, 1935—1938.

    Career

    • Reporter & feature writer Arizona Republic, Phoenix, 1952—1984, automotive columnist, 1964—1984. Correspondent Newsweek, 1952—1964, United States Information Agency, 1952—1979.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to magazines.

    Connections

    • Married Leslie Collie, April 4, 1942 (deceased 1972). Children: Talbot Truxtun III, Chopeta Constance.
    • father: Talbot Truxtun Smith
    • mother: Constance (Fitch) Smith
    • spouse: Leslie Collie
    • children: Talbot Truxtun III Smith
    • Chopeta Constance Smith
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    Nationality
    • 1952 - 1984
      Reporter & feature writer, Arizona Republic
      Phoenix, Arizona, United States
    • 1952 - 1964
      correspondent Newsweek
    • 1952 - 1979
      correspondent Newsweek
    • 1964 - 1984
      Reporter & feature writer, Arizona Republic