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John Lucian Smith

beverage company executive

John Lucian Smith, American beverage company executive. Member American Society Corporate Executives, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Smith, John Lucian was born on October 24, 1918 in West Point, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Lucian and Sara Eugenia (Cottrell) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Commercial Science, U. Mississippi, 1940.

Career

With Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1940-1967, field sales manager, 1957-1961, president, 1974-1979, director, until 1980. President foods division Coca-Cola Company, Houston, 1967-1970. President Coca-Cola United States of America, Atlanta, 1971-1974.

Chairman of the Board Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1976-1979. Director Phillips Petroleum Company. Advisory director Southern Railway System.

National board directors, vice president Boys’ Clubs American. Trustee Spelman College. Member of advisory board Scottish Rite Hospital.

Membership

Member American Society Corporate Executives, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Capital City, University Yacht, Commerce, Piedmont Driving (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Claire Davis, August 6, 1953. Children: Daniel Davis, Susan Peyton.

father:
John Lucian Smith

mother:
Sara Eugenia (Cottrell) Smith

spouse:
Claire Davis

children:
Daniel Davis Smith

Susan Peyton Smith