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publisher , researcher , writer

Helene Catherine Smith, American Publisher, writer, researcher. Certified Pennsylvania historian. Named honorary life member Westmoreland County History Society, 1980. Board of directors Westmoreland County History Society, since 1995; co-director history surveylight rail transit, Pittsburgh; co-director history site survey Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981; Republican minority inspector, Westmoreland County, since 1987.

Background

Smith, Helene Catherine was born on February 6, 1935 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Bowie and Frances Cecilia (Arthur) Snyder.

Education

Bachelor, Westminster College, 1958.

Career

Freelance artist and musician, Pennsylvania, since 1960;freelance writer, Pennsylvania, since 1973;fife player, Commonwealth Ancients Band of Music, since 1980;owner, president, McDonald/Swärd Public Company (subsidiary American North East House Public), Greensburg, Pennsylvania, since 1986;fife player, 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, Company I. Private researcher for the late Edgar J. Kaufmann, Junior. Volunteer public/consultant, first paralegal magazine to help American Indians, Winterhawk Whispers, A Voice for All Nations, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified Pennsylvania historian.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Westmoreland County History Society, since 1995. Co-director history surveylight rail transit, Pittsburgh. Co-director history site survey Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981.

Republican minority inspector, Westmoreland County, since 1987.

Connections

Married Wayne E. Smith Junior, June 8, 1958. Children: Cheryl Helene Smith Genovesi, Michael Wayne (deceased), Gregory Martin, Jennifer Lynn Smith Benzer, Laurel Annual.

father:
John Bowie Snyder

mother:
Frances Cecilia (Arthur) Snyder

spouse:
Wayne E. Smith Junior

children:
Cheryl Helene Smith Genovesi Smith

Michael Wayne Smith (deceased)

Gregory Martin Smith

Jennifer Lynn Smith Benzer Smith

Laurel Annual Smith