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Malcolm Norman Smith

manufacturing executive

Malcolm Norman Smith, American manufacturing executive. Decorated Silver Star.


Smith, Malcolm Norman was born on February 25, 1921 in Milwaukee. Son of Samuel H. and Dorothea (Werner) Smith.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1942.


With Ekco Products Company, Chicago, 1946-1950, 56-63, vice president, 1956-1963. Director Platers & Stampers Ltd. (British division Ekco), London, 1950-1956.

President, chief executive officer, director Argus, Inc., Chicago, 1963-1968. President Malcolm N. Smith & Company, 1968-1970. Administrative vice president, cashier American National Bank and Trust Company, 1970-1975.

President Macromatic division Macromatic Inc., 1975-1988. President Macromatic Division of Milwaukee electronics corporation, Chicago, 1988-1993, Newmac, Inc., from 1994. Professional lecturer University Chicago Grad School Business, 1968-1982.

Board directors Acorn International Fund.


Board directors The Acorn Fund, 1976-1997. 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Friends of Franklin, Inc.

(director since 1990, president 1992-1996), Lake Shore Country Club, The Casino, Royal Tennis Court, Hampton Court Palace, American Ceramic Circle (director since 1997), Percival David Foundation (London), Oriental Ceramic Society (London).


Married Muriel J. Foreman, February 14, 1943. 1 daughter, Louise K.