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Museum director

Marjorie Aileen Matthews Smith, Museum director. Named to All-American Trapshooting team Sports Afield magazine, 1960, 61; inductee Trapshooting Hall of Fame, 1998. Secretary Baltimore area county Girl Scouts United States of America, 1950. Member National League American Pen Women, Amateur Trapshooting Association (life), International Association Sports Museum and Halls of Fame (board directors 1993-1994).

Background

Smith, Marjorie Aileen Matthews was born on August 19, 1918 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Harry Anderson and Adelia Charlotte (Howland) Matthews.

Education

Pilot licensed, Taneytown (Maryland) Aviation Service, 1944. Certified Civil Aeronautics Administration navigation ground school instructor, Taneytown (Maryland) Aviation Service, 1945.

Career

Founder, editor, public, Spinning Wheel, Taneytown, 1945-1963;vice president, Antiques Publs., Inc., Taneytown, 1960-1968;president, Prism Inc., Taneytown, 1968-1978;music director, Trapshooting Hall of Fame, Vandalia, Ohio., since 1976;secretary, Trapshooting Hall of Fame, Vandalia, Ohio., since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Handbook of Tomorrow's Antiques, 1954. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Secretary Baltimore area council Girl Scouts United States of America, 1950. Member National League American Pen Women, Amateur Trapshooting Association (life), International Association Sports Museum and Halls of Fame (board directors 1993-1994, W.R. Schroeder Distinguished Service award 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: duplicate bridge, trapshooting, antiques collecting.

Connections

Married Robert Woodrow Smith, July 23, 1945 (deceased March 1992).

father:
Harry Anderson Matthews

mother:
Adelia Charlotte (Howland) Matthews

spouse:
Robert Woodrow Smith