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director , Manufacturing executive

Howard Russell Smith, American Manufacturing company executive. Board of directors, past president, chairman Los Angeles Philharmonic Chairman's Association emeritus, board of trustees Pomona College, Claremont, California; past Chairman of the Board Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Community television of Southern California (Station KCET), Los Los Angeles Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Background

Smith, Howard Russell was born on August 15, 1914 in Clark County, Ohio, United States. Son of Lewis Hoskins and Eula (Elder) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1936.

Career

Security analyst, Kidder, Peabody & Company. New York City, 1936-1937;economist, International Labor Organization, Geneva, 1937-1940;assistant to president, Blue Diamond Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1940;vice president, general manager, director, Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1946-1956;president, Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1956-1975;Chairman of the Board, Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1975-1984;chairman of the executive committee, Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1984-1995;director emeritus, since 1995;Chairman of the Board, Kinsmith Finance Corporation, San Marino, California, since 1979.

Membership

Board of directors, past president, chairman Los Angeles Philharmonic Chairman's Association emeritus, board of trustees Pomona College, Claremont, California. Past Chairman of the Board Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Community television of Southern California (Station KCET), Los Los Angeles Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Jeanne Rogers, June 27, 1942 (deceased April 04, 2009). Children: Stewart Russell, Douglas Howard, Jeanne Ellen Smith James.

father:
Lewis Hoskins Smith

mother:
Eula (Elder) Smith

spouse:
Jeanne Rogers

child:
Stewart Russell Smith

child:
Douglas Howard Smith

child:
Jeanne Ellen Smith James Smith