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Leo C. Smith

Chemical company executive

Leo C. Smith, American chemical company executive. National advisory council Brigham Young University, Provo, since 1980. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers.

Background

Smith, Leo C. was born on June 15, 1932 in Santaquin, Utah, United States. Son of William Clifford and Olive Ethyl (Taft) Smith.

Education

Student, University Wyoming, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Utah, 1955.

Career

Production supervisor United States Steel Corporation, Provo, Utah, 1957-1964. Vice president, plant manager Wycon Chemical Company, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1964-1971, president Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1971-1974, Wycon Chemical Company (name changed to Coastal Chemical Inc. 1989), Cheyenne, since 1985.

Senior vice president Coastal Corporation, Houston, 1974-1985.

Views

Human beings get salvation both through the grace of God and their own actions. Part of the work of salvation has been done by the atonement of Jesus Christ, in that all human beings are guaranteed resurrection, but to attain the full quality of eternal life, human beings also have work to do.

Membership

National advisory council Brigham Young University, Provo, since 1980. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers.

Connections

Married Bonnie Norma Garrett, December 26, 1955. Children: Julie, Carol, Merianne, Garrett, Linda.