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Denny Smith

Denny Smith, American former Congressman, publishing executive. Decorated Air medal with six oak leaf clusters. Member Vietnam Veterans Caucus, Oregon Newspaper Publications Association, National Newspaper Association, Young President Organization, Associated Oregon Industries, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Smith, Denny was born on January 19, 1938 in Ontario, Oregon, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Williamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1961.

    Career

    • Co-pilot, flight engineer Pan American World Airways, 1967-1976. Member United States Congress from 2d Oregon District, 1981—1983, United States Congress from 5th Oregon District, 1983—1991. Chairman board Eagle Newspapers Inc.

      Republican candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1994. Served United States Air Force, 1958-1967.

    Membership

    Member Vietnam Veterans Caucus, Oregon Newspaper Publications Association, National Newspaper Association, Young President Organization, Associated Oregon Industries, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Beta Theta Pi.

    Connections

    • Son Elmo & Dorothy Smith. Married Kathleen Barrett, 1968, div. Children: Maggie, Barrett, Ryan.

      Married Deanne Koenig, 1989.
    • spouses: Kathleen Barrett
    • Deanne Koenig
    • children: Maggie Smith
    • Barrett Smith
    • Ryan Smith
    Denny Smith
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    Born January 19, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1961
      Williamette University
    • 1981 - 1983
      member, United States Congress from 2d Oregon District
    • 1983 - 1991
      member, United States Congress from 2d Oregon District

    Award