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David Smyth, Argentinian, American Editor, author. Served with Argentine Army, 1952. Member New York Finance Writers Association.

Background

Smyth, David was born on February 7, 1929 in Buenos Aires. Came to the United States 1962, naturalized 1970. Son of Currell Hutchinson and Jessie Rodger (Dodds) Smyth.

Education

Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1951;Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1967.

Career

Technical writer, copywriter, 1953-1955;movie promotion writer, 1956;owner, Ace Translation Agency, Buenos Aires, 1957-1958;secretary, Foundation Economics Education, 1959;cables editor, Buenos Aires Herald, 1960;lexicographer, Simon & Schuster English-Spanish Dictionary, 1961;Latin American desk editor, United Press International, New York City, 1962-1963;Latin American desk editor, Associated Press, New York City, 1963-1973;world services finance editor, Associated Press, New York City, 1973-1996;freelance writer, translator, editor, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Served with Argentine Army, 1952. Member New York Finance Writers Association.

Connections

Married Elli Helene Dusterhoft, November 9, 1968. 1 child, Clifford Dieter.

father:
Currell Hutchinson Smyth

mother:
Jessie Rodger (Dodds) Smyth

spouse:
Elli Helene Dusterhoft

child:
Clifford Dieter Smyth