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Clifford Neal Smith, business educator. Recipient Distinguished Service medal, Illinois Genealogical Society, 1973, Outstanding Service to Science Genealogy, American Society Genealogists, 1973.


Smith, Clifford Neal was born on May 30, 1923 in Wakita, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Jesse Newton and Inez Lane (Jones) Smith.


Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1943. AM, University Chicago, 1948. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1960.


Selector United States Displaced Persons Commission, Washington and Munich, Germany, 1948—1951. Auditor Phillips Petroleum Company, Caracas, Venezuela, 1951—1958. Planning analyst Mobil International Oil Corporation, New York City, 1960, 1965—1966, Mobil Oil A.G., Deutschland, Hamburg, Germany, 1961—1963.

Assistant to vice president Germany Mobil Inner Europe Inc., Geneva, 1963—1965. Assistant professor Illinois University School Business, DeKalb, 1966—1969, part-time professor international business, since 1970. Owner Westland Publications.

Lecturer in field; arbitrator civil cases, 1992.


Member at large executive committee Friends Committee on National Legislation,, 1968—1975. Member regional executive committee American Friends Service Committee, 1969—1976. Secretary Democratic Center Committee of Cochise County.

Vice president Riverside Democratic, New York City, 1959—1961. Member Arizona State Central Committee Democratic Party, since 1984. Member committee to Re-Elect Clinton for President.

Precinct committeeman, since 1984. Fellow: Genealogical Society Utah. Member: Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Revolution, Illinois Genealogic Society (director 1968-1969), Society Advancement Management, Society Descendants Colonial Clergy, American Hamburg Club (vice president 1962-1963), Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Beta Alpha Psi.


Married Anna Piszczan-Czaja, September 3, 1951. Children: Helen Inez Smith Barrette.

Jesse Newton Smith

Inez Lane (Jones) Smith

Anna Piszczan-Czaja

Helen Inez Smith Barrette Smith