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Roger Carlyle Smith

Roger Carlyle Smith, American copper company executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Member of Quadrangle (Princeton, New Jersey); Woodway Country (Darien, Connecticut); University (New York City).


  • Smith, Roger Carlyle was born on December 11, 1927 in Cleveland. Son of Bradford Bixby and Marilyn (Maw) Smith.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.


    • Assistant to financial vice president Motorola, Inc., 1952-1956, credit manager, 1958-1960, assistant treasurer, 1960-1965, treasurer, 1965-1969, vice president, treasurer, 1969-1971. Vice president, director Motorola International Development Corporation, 1968-1970, president, director, 1970-1971. Manager consumer products financing Motorola Finance Company, 1956-1957, assistant general manager, 1957-1958.

      Vice president finance Phelps Dodge Corporation, since 1971, treasurer, 1974-1979. Director City Printing Incorporated, New York Haven. Board directors American Bureau Metal Statistics, chairman board directors, 1981-1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Member of Quadrangle (Princeton, New Jersey). Woodway Country (Darien, Connecticut).

    University (New York City).


    • Married Nell Becherer, March 19, 1955. Children: Roger Jeffrey, Jennifer Nell, Stuart Becherer.
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    Born December 11, 1927
    • 1950
      Princeton University
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1952 - 1956
      Assistant, to financial vice president Motorola
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