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Charles Lavens Smith

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Charles Lavens Smith, American banker. Member Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce (member board governor), American Bankers Association (member economics policy committee), Utah Bankers Association, (president 1934-1935), Reserve City Bankers Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Alta (president 1946).

Background

Smith, Charles Lavens was born on March 9, 1885 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edwin D. and Sophie Jane (Rogers) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1904.

Career

Don McCauley Curtis), Raymond McMillan, Edwin David (deceased). Engaged in manufacturing, Franklin, 1904-1907, in mining, Utah and Arizona, 1908-1911. Partner Educated D. Smith & Sons, Salt Lake City, 1911-1922.

Vice president Central Trust Company, 1922-1931. President Security National Bank, 1931-1932. President First National Bank, 1932-1948.

Chairman First Security Bank. Director First Security Corporation, Salt Lake City Branch of Federal Reserve Bank. Member Salt Lake City Clearing House Association (ex-president).

President Community Chest of Salt Lake City, 1937-1938. Member advising committee R.F.C., state chairman Savings Bond Division United States Treasury Department Treasurer University of Utah.

Membership

Member Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce (member board governor), American Bankers Association (member economics policy committee), Utah Bankers Association, (president 1934-1935), Reserve City Bankers Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Alta (president 1946).

Connections

Married Bess McMillan, September 25, 1909. Children: Virginia Wadsworth (wife of Doctor.

father:
Edwin D. Smith

mother:
Sophie Jane (Rogers) Smith

spouse:
Bess McMillan

child:
Virginia Wadsworth (wife of Dr Smith