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Ian Wickware Smith, American orthopedic technician. Recipient Know Your Madisonian Madison Newspapers, 1990.


Smith, Ian Wickware was born on October 8, 1936 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William Kenneth and Vera Letta (Wickware) Smith.


Diploma, West High, Madison, 1954.


Vendor, deliveryman E-Z Gregory, Inc., Madison, 1954-1957. Hospital orderly Methodist/Meriker Hospital, 1959-1960. Nursing assistant Department VA, 1960-1967, surgical technician, 1967-1976, orthopedic technician, since 1976.


Member community action committee South Central Federation Labor, Madison, 1970-1973, community services committee, since 1970, volunteer candidate campaigns, since 1970. Volunteer homeless shelters Glenwood Moravian Church, Madison, since 1993. Member American Federation Government Employees (local 1732, president executive board 1971-1977, president executive board district council 1973-1975, executive board, finance secretary/treasurer since 1981).


  • Other Interests

    Walking, hiking, plays, travelogues, travel.


Married Karen Susanne Jacobson, June 30, 1962. Children: Susanne, Sara, Sheri.