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William Randolph Smith

William Randolph Smith was American lawyer. Board directors Methodist Hospital System, Houston, since 1970; trustee M.D. Anderson Hospital, 1975-1992, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1975-1988, Briarwood School/Brookwood Community, Houston, since 1970. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member Houston Country Club.

Background

  • Smith, William Randolph was born on July 30, 1928 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Angie Frank and Bess Patience (Crutchfield) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1951.

    Career

    • Associate, Vinson & Elkins, Houston, 1951-1964;partner, Vinson & Elkins, Houston, 1965-1991. Director Weatherford International, Houston, 1979-1995, several private corporations.

    Membership

    Board directors Methodist Hospital System, Houston, since 1970. Trustee M.D. Anderson Hospital, 1975-1992, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1975-1988, Briarwood School/Brookwood Community, Houston, since 1970. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953.

    Member Houston Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Ann Pickett, November 25, 1950. Children: Sherren Bess (deceased), William Randolph Junior, Margaret Moody, David Christian.
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    Born July 30, 1928
    Died March 15, 2001
    (aged 72)