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George D. Smith

hotel executive.

George D. Smith, American hotel executive. member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president).

Background

Smith, George D. was born on March 11, 1889 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of George Dee and Catherine G. (Raphael) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California, 1911.

Career

1 son, Kenneth Hart. Mining engineer, Carson City and Virginia City, Nevada, 1911. Secretary Honorary Emett D. Boyle, governor of Nevada, 1915-1916. Chairman Nevada Industrial Commission, 1916-1922.

Built Canterbury Hotel, San Francisco, 1922, operated same, 1922-1927. Built, president and general manager Mark Hopkins Hotel since 1926. Vice president Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939-1940.

Member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president). San San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. (past director), Downtown Association (director), president, 1945-1947), San Francisco Convention and Tourist Bureau (treasurer and directory).

Membership

Member California State and California Northern hotel associations (past president). Clubs: Bohemian, Family, Olympic.

Connections

Married Eleanor Hart, November 11, 1913.

father:
George Dee Smith

mother:
Catherine G. (Raphael) Smith

spouse:
Eleanor Hart