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Paul Smith Brentlinger

Paul Smith Brentlinger, American venture capital executive. Member Union Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Brentlinger, Paul Smith was born on April 3, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Arthur and Welthy Otello (Smith) Brentlinger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1950. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1951.


    • With Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, 1951-1984, vice president corporation development, 1969-1975, vice president finance, 1975-1982, senior vice president finance, 1982-1984. Partner Morgenthaler Ventures, Cleveland, since 1984. Former chairman, board directors Hypres, Inc., Elmsford, New York.

      Former chairman, board trustees Cleveland Institute Art, 1992—1998.


    Member Union Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Marilyn E. Hunt, June 23, 1951. Children: Paula, David, Sara.
    • father: Arthur Brentlinger
    • mother: Welthy Otello (Smith) Brentlinger
    • spouse: Marilyn E. Hunt
    • children: Paula Brentlinger
    • David Brentlinger
    • Sara Brentlinger
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    Born April 3, 1927
    • 1950
      University Michigan
    • 1951
      University Michigan
    • 1951 - 1984
      With Harris Corporation
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1984
      partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States