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Halsey Smith

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Halsey Smith, American banker. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Distinguished Service award Portland Kiwanis Club, 1968, Maine Bar Association, 1978; Brotherhood award Temple Beth El, Portland, 1970. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946; Member Maine (past treasurer), Greater Portland (past director, president) chambers commerce, Maine Bankers Association (past president).

Background

Smith, Halsey was born on July 10, 1921 in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Albridge C. and Frances (Halsey) Smith.

Education

Graduate Lawrenceville School, 1940. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1944. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Maine, 1961.

Career

With New York Trust Company. New York City, 1946-1951, assistant treasurer, 1950-1951. Vice president Casco Bank & Trust Company, Portland, Maine, 1951-1955, president, 1955-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1969-1973, also director.

Director Center for Research and Advanced Study, U. Maine, 1972-1977. President, chief Executive officer, director N.E. Bankshare Association, Lewiston, Maine, 1977-1981. Director Milliken Tomlinson Company, Portland, Hussey Manufacturing, North Berwick, Maine.

Member of advisory board Bingham Association, 1975-1981. Chairman, Commision on Maine’s Future, 1974-1977. Corporator Maine Medical Center.

President Maine Cancer Research Foundation, 1977-1981. Trustee Westbrook College, Portland.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Maine (past treasurer), Greater Portland (past director, president) chambers commerce, Maine Bankers Association (past president).

Connections

Married Margaret Haskell, December 19, 1942. Children-Margaret Coburn, Karen Woodbridge, Halsey, Ellen Barry.

father:
Albridge C. Smith

mother:
Frances (Halsey) Smith

spouse:
Margaret Haskell

children:
Margaret Coburn Smith

Karen Woodbridge Smith

Halsey Smith

Ellen Barry Smith