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Hulett Carlson Smith

Hulett Carlson Smith, American former governor. Named Outstanding Young Man of Year, West Virginia Junior Chamber of C., 1948. Member of Society Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, West Virginia Junior Chamber of C. (life), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Smith, Hulett Carlson was born on October 21, 1918 in Beckley, West Virginia, United States. Son of Joe L. and Christine Carlson Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania Wharton School, 1938. Graduate, Beckley College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Concord College.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Beckley College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), West Virginia University. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Marshall University.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Davis & Elkins College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), West Virginia Wesleyan College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), West Virginia Institute of Technology.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs (honorary), Bethany College. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), West Virginia State College.

    Career

    • Chairman Beckley City Democratic Committee, West Virginia, 1947—1951, West Virginia State Aeronaut Committee, 1947—1959, West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee, 1956—1961. Commissioner West Virginia Department Commerce, 1961—1963. Governor State of West Virginia, 1965—1969.

      President Home Insurance Agency, Beckley, West Virginia. Director & vice president Beckley Hospital. President First Beckley Corporation.

      Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1968, 72, 80. Member Democratic National Committee, 1968—1972, President's Air Quality Advisory Board, 1968—1970. From ensign to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of Society Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, West Virginia Junior Chamber of C. (life), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Pat Harrison Lewis. Children: Carolyn Tieche, Alice Christine, Paul Luther Updyke, Weston Mark(deceased), Susan Elaine Chapman, Hulett Carlson Junior(deceased).
    • father: Joe L.
    • mother: Christine Carlson Smith
    • spouse: Nancy Pat Harrison Lewis
    • children: Carolyn Tieche Smith
    • Alice Christine Smith
    • Paul Luther Updyke Smith
    • Weston Mark Smith (deceased)
    • Susan Elaine Chapman Smith
    • Hulett Carlson Junior Smith (deceased)
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    Nationality
    • 1938
      University Pennsylvania Wharton School
    • 1947 - 1951
      Chairman, Beckley City Democratic Committee
      West Virginia, United States
    • 1947 - 1959
      Chairman, Beckley City Democratic Committee
    • 1961 - 1963
      commissioner West Virginia Department Commerce
    • 1965 - 1969
      governor State of West Virginia
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