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Paul James Smith

Paul James Smith, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Machinery and Allied Products Institute, Mensa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

  • Smith, Paul James was born on July 16, 1932 in Trumbull, Texas, United States. Son of Earl J. and Bessie K. (Pierce) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Texas, 1959. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University, 1960.

    Career

    • Manager military computer business, consumer calculator business, division general manager digital systems Texas Instruments, Dallas, 1959-1975. Director commercial electronics Martin Marietta Corporation, Orlando, Florida, 1975-1979. Vice president, general manager semiconductor digital products division Harris Corporation, Melbourne, 1979-1983.

      Group vice president line printer, then executive v.p Dataproducts Corporation, Woodland Hills, California, 1983-1988. Senior vice president Data Products division Xidex/Anacomp Corporation, Santa Clara, from 1988.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1953-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Machinery and Allied Products Institute, Mensa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara A. McConnell, August 9, 1954. Children: Marc, Cynthia.
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    Born July 16, 1932
    Died May 24, 2007
    (aged 74)
    • 1959
      University Texas
    • 1960
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1959 - 1975
      Manager, military computer business
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1975 - 1979
      director, commercial electronics Martin Marietta Corporation
      Orlando, Florida, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      vice president, semiconductor digital products division Harris Corporation
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      general manager, semiconductor digital products division Harris Corporation
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      group vice president, v.p Dataproducts Corporation
      Woodland Hills, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      then executive, v.p Dataproducts Corporation
      Woodland Hills, California, United States
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