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Metal processing executive

James Alexander Smith, American metal processing executive. Decorated Bronze star, Combat Infantryman Badge with 2 battle stars. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers (Arizona chapter chairman 1983, chairman western states zone 1985, President's award 1984), Cryogenic Society of America, American Society Metals, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life member).

Background

Smith, James Alexander was born on January 16, 1926 in Harvey, North Dakota, United States. Son of James Kay MacKenzie and Palma Theresa (Johnson) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1951.

Career

Partner, vice president, Very Important Person, Phoenix, 1960-1978; founder, Therm-O-Low Inc., Phoenix, 1978-1984; vice president, general manager, president, 3XKryogenics, Phoenix, 1984-1986; founder, president, Cryogenics International, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, 1987-1990. Lecturer and speaker on cryogenics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee (United States and foreign) in field.

Membership

Staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers (Arizona chapter chairman 1983, chairman western states zone 1985, President's award 1984), Cryogenic Society of America, American Society Metals, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life member).

Connections

Married Cleo Lorraine, September 1, 1948 (divorced 1962). Children: Deborah Kay Smith Hooper, Daryl Lynn Smith O'Neill, Darcey Amelia Smith Ryan. Married Louise Mae Hammer, July 21, 1979.

father:
James Kay MacKenzie Smith

mother:
Palma Theresa (Johnson) Smith

spouse:
Cleo Lorraine

spouse:
Louise Mae Hammer

child:
Daryl Lynn Smith O'Neill Smith

child:
Darcey Amelia Smith Ryan Smith

child:
Deborah Kay Smith Hooper Smith