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diversified electronics research company executive

Luther Harris Smithson, American diversified electronics research company executive. Served as corporal United States Army, 1952-1955.

Background

Smithson, Luther Harris was born on July 20, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Luther Harris and Mamee (Champenois) Smithson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Washington, 1957. Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960.

Career

Chemist, California Research Company, Richmond, 1960-1966;laboratory manager, Varian Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1966-1970;director marketing, Smith Kline Institute, Palo Alto, 1970-1973;director biotechnology, Socially Responsible Investment International, Menlo Park, California, since 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Served as corporal United States Army, 1952-1955.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pottery, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Marilyn Anderson, March 24, 1956. Children: Kistrina Marie, Paul John.

father:
Luther Harris Smithson

mother:
Mamee (Champenois) Smithson

spouse:
Marilyn Anderson

child:
Kistrina Marie Smithson

child:
Paul John Smithson