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George Albert Smith

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George Albert Smith, American educator.

Background

Smith, George Albert was born on September 10, 1905 in Salt Lake City. Son of George Albert and Lucy E. (Woodruff) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Utah, 1926. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1934, Doctor of Commercial Science, 1937.

Career

Officer Swiss-German Mission Church Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Basel, Switzerland, 1926-1929. In business, 1929-1932. Member of faculty, graduate school business administration Harvard, 1934-1969, professor business administration, 1945-1969, senior assistant dean, 1939-1945.

Visiting instructor business administration Yale Law School, 1937-1938. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1954. Visiting professor University Hawaii, summer 1964.

Special consultant business orgns., educational instns. and United States Government Depts. and agencies, 1936-1969.

Works

  • Author: Policy Formulation and Administration, 1950. Co-author review editions 1955, 59, 62. Managing Geographically Decentralized Companies, 1958.

    Business, Society & the Invididual, 1962.

Membership

Member of faculty, graduate school business administration Harvard, 1934-1969, professor business administration, 1945-1969, senior assistant dean, 1939-1945. Served as captain, chaplain corps, 222 Field Artillery, Utah, National Guard, 1930-1933. Member American Economics Association, American Academy Political Science, American Society Public Admintrn.

American Petroleum Institute, Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Ruth H. Nowell, July 6, 1935. Children: George Albert, III, Samuel N., Robert N. Missionary, administrative.

father:
George Albert Smith

mother:
Lucy E. (Woodruff) Smith

spouse:
Ruth H. Nowell

children:
George Albert Smith

III Smith

Samuel N. Smith

Robert N. Missionary Smith

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