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Mary Elizabeth Smith

Mary Elizabeth Smith, American other: manufacturing, educator.


  • Smith, Mary Elizabeth was born on November 12, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Fontaine Kincheloe and Alma Ann (Hudler) Chamber.

  • Education

    • Associate in Business Administration, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1974.


    • Secretary companies, Kansas City, 1941—1947. Founder, president Smith Secretarial & Office Supply Company, Inc., from 1957. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980.

      Co-chairman fund procurement Truman Farm Foundation, Grandview, Missouri, 1983. Board directors Community Mental Health Center, Kansas City, American Cancer Society, Kansas City. Member Citizens Crusade Against Crime, 1980—1981, vice president, 1980—1981.

      Honorary president Richards-Gebaur Base Community Council, 1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Woman Church Epiphany, Grandview, 1964. Member of Citizens Association Kansas City, Rockhurst College Alumni Association, Women's Council Realtors, Real Estate Board (affiliate member Kansas City), South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (president 1977-1979), Grandview Chamber of Commerce (director, Ssuper Citizen award 1976), American Business Women's Association (president Kansas City 1973, Woman of Year 1971), President Scholarship Club (Avila College) (Pplaque award 1980).


    • Married Frederick Melvin Smith, January 24, 1943. Children: Larry Melvin, Gary Dean.
    Mary Elizabeth Smith
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    Born November 12, 1922
    Died September 25, 2001
    (aged 78)
    • 1973
      Rockhurst College
    • 1974
      Rockhurst College
    • 1941 - 1947
      Secretary, companies
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1980
      board director, s Young Men's Christian Association
    • 1983
      co-chairman fund procurement Truman Farm Foundation
      Grandview, Missouri, United States