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Carl G. Smith

Carl G. Smith was American food products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Michigan State University, 1964. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member National Food Processors Association (director), Michigan State Chamber of Commerce (director), United States Chamber of Commerce, Grocery Manufacturers American Lodges: Masons, Rotary.

Background

  • Smith, Carl G. was born on January 2, 1921 in Hesperia, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank W. S. and Lydia (Smith).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University-Lansing, 1942.

    Career

    • Vice president Gerber Products Company, Fremont, Michigan, 1964-1976, executive vice president, 1976-1978, president, 1978-1983, chief executive officer, 1982-1986, chairman, 1983-1986. Now retired

      Director Fremont Bank & Trust, since 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member National Food Processors Association (director), Michigan State Chamber of Commerce (director), United States Chamber of Commerce, Grocery Manufacturers American Lodges: Masons, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Viola Converse, July 3, 1942. Children: Carlin, Gail, Kevin, Kimberly.
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    Born January 2, 1921
    • 1942
      Michigan State U.-Lansing
    • 1964 - 1976
      Vice president, Gerber Products Company
      Fremont, Nebraska, United States

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