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Langford Wheaton Smith, American computer company executive. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Operations Research Society, American Association Computing Machinery, American Accounting Association, Institute Management Science, Economatrics Society, Sierra Club.

Background

Smith, Langford Wheaton was born on December 6, 1928 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Langford Wheaton and Dorothy Lyman (Leetch) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, St. John's College, 1948. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1962.

Career

Operations research analyst General Electric Company, Richland, Washington, 1952-1956. Member technical staff Ramo Wooldridge Corporation, Los Angeles, 1956-1957. Member corporation staff Richfield Oil Corporation, 1957-1962.

Computer scientist, application developer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1962-1964, computer scientist, application development Palo Alto, California, 1964-1968, systems assurance manager, 1968-1973, systems support advisory, 1975-1981, marketing support advisory, 1981-1984, marketing support manager, 1984-1988, marketing systems advisor, since 1989. Systems support advisor International Business Machines Corporation Japan Ltd., Tokyo, 1974-1975. Assistant research economist University of California at Los Angeles, 1960.

Director Japanese American Environmental Conference, Los Altos, California, 1979-1988. Member planning committee Pacific Environmental Conference, since 1986.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Operations Research Society, American Association Computing Machinery, American Accounting Association, Institute Management Science, Economatrics Society, Sierra Club.

Connections

Married Marjorie Francis Roy, June 20, 1950: children: Teresa W. Downing, Melissa W. Breeze, Portia W.

father:
Langford Wheaton Smith

mother:
Dorothy Lyman (Leetch) Smith

spouse:
Marjorie Francis Roy

children:
Teresa W. Downing Smith

Melissa W. Breeze Smith

Portia W. Smith