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Richard Schiedt Smith

Richard Schiedt Smith, American steel company executive. Decorated Purple Heart.; Bronze Star; Presidential Unit citation with oak leaf cluster. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh); Laurel Valley Golf (Ligonier, Pennsylvania); Augusta (Georgia) National Golf.

Background

  • Smith, Richard Schiedt was born on August 25, 1922 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard Persifor and Norma Ruth (Schiedt) Smith.

  • Education

    • AB, Amherst College, 1943.

    Career

    • With Lionel D. Edie & Company, New York City, 1946-1949, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1949-1952. With First National City Bank New York, 1952-1962, vice president, 1957-1962. Vice president, treasurer Master of Arts Hanna Company, Cleveland, 1962-1963.

      Vice president finance Hanna Mining Company, 1963-1964. Vice president administration National Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1964-1972, group vice president, 1972-1977, senior vice president, 1977-1981, executive vice president, 1981-1982, vice chairman, since 1982, also director. Director United Technologies Corporation, Hartford Insurance Group, St. John d'el Rey Mining Company.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh). Laurel Valley Golf (Ligonier, Pennsylvania).

    Augusta (Georgia) National Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Allen, January 24, 1948. Children: G. S. Wylie, Abby Anne, Laura Elizabeth.
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    • 1943
      Amherst College
    • 1946 - 1949
      With Lionel D. Edie & Company
    • 1949 - 1952
      With Lionel D. Edie & Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      vice president, Master of Arts Hanna Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      treasurer, Master of Arts Hanna Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      vice president, finance Hanna Mining Company
    • 1964 - 1972
      vice president, administration National Steel Corporation
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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