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Manufacturing executive

Frederick Coe Smith, American Manufacturing executive. Decorated Legion of Merit. M C.

Background

Smith, Frederick Coe was born on June 3, 1916 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frederick Coe and Mary (Steffee) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1938. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1940.

Career

With, Armstrong Cork Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1940-1941;with, Huffy Corporation, Dayton, Ohio., 1946-1986;president, chief Executive officer, Huffy Corporation, 1961-1972;chairman, chief Executive officer, Huffy Corporation, 1972-1976;chairman, Huffy Corporation, 1976-1978;chairman of the executive committee, Huffy Corporation, 1979-1986.

Membership

Past chairman Sinclair Community College Foundation. Past chairman national board directors Planned Parenthoo Federation. Past director International Parenthood Federation.

Past chairman Dayton Foundation. Trustee emeritus Alan Gutmacher Institute, Ohio United Way. Past chairman employment and training committee Governor's Human Investment Council Lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946.

Connections

Married Ruth Pfeiffer, October 5, 1940. Children: Frederick Coe, Geoffrey, Roger, William, Bart.

father:
Frederick Coe Smith

mother:
Mary (Steffee) Smith

spouse:
Ruth Pfeiffer

child:
Frederick Coe Smith

child:
Geoffrey Smith

child:
Roger Smith

child:
William Smith

child:
Bart Smith