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Carl Schmieder, American jeweler. Certified jeweler, gemologist, gemologist appraiser. Recipient Design award, Diamonds International, 1965, Cultured Pearl Design award, 1967, 1968, Diamonds for Christmas award, 1970, winner, American Diamond Jewelry Competition, 1973.


Schmieder, Carl was born on April 27, 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of Otto and Ruby Mable (Harkey) Schmieder.


Student, Bradley Horological School, Peoria, Illinois, 1959—1961. Bachelor, Pomona College, 1961.


Owner timepiece repair service, Peoria, 1959—1961. Clock repairman Otto Schmieder & Son, Phoenix, 1961—1965, vice president, 1965—1970, president, from 1970, chief executive officer, from 1970. Member subcommittee Leap Commission, 1966.

Area representative Pomona College, 1972—1976. Board directors Lincoln Hospital, from 1983, Arizona Museum, 1984—1988. Colonel Confederate Air Force.


  • Certified jeweler, gemologist, gemologist appraiser.


When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Member of National Small Business United (board directors 1990-1994), Small Business Council 1985-1989, (delegate to White House Conference 1986, chairman 1988, chairman Governors Conference on small business 1988-1991, delegate White House Conference 1995), Arizona C. of Chamber (board directors 1985-1989), Deer Valley (Arizona) Airport Tenants Association (director 1980-1990, president 1983-1990), Warbirds of America (director since 1990), Experimental Aircraft Association, Jewelry Industry Council 1982-1988, Jewelers Vigilance Committee 1981-1987, Jewelers Security Alliance 1974-1978, Arizona Jewelers Association (Man of Year 1974), American Gem. Society 1973-1986, (national chairman nomenclature committee 1975-1977, chairman membership committee 1977-1981, officer 1981-1986), Rotary, Kiwanis (president Valley of Sun chapter 1975-1976), Friends of Iberia, 24 Karat Club Southern California.


Married Carole Ann Roberts, June 13, 1959. Children: Gail, Susan, Nancy, Amy.

Otto Schmieder

Ruby Mable (Harkey) Schmieder

Carole Ann Roberts

Gail Schmieder

Susan Schmieder

Amy Schmieder

Nancy Schmieder