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educator , other: manufacturing

Mary Elizabeth Smith, American other: manufacturing, educator.


Smith, Mary Elizabeth was born on November 12, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Fontaine Kincheloe and Alma Ann (Hudler) Chamber.


Associate in Business Administration, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Rockhurst College, 1974.


Secretary companies, Kansas City, 1941—1947. Founder, president Smith Secretarial & Office Supply Company, Inc., from 1957. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980.

Co-chairman fund procurement Truman Farm Foundation, Grandview, Missouri, 1983. Board directors Community Mental Health Center, Kansas City, American Cancer Society, Kansas City. Member Citizens Crusade Against Crime, 1980—1981, vice president, 1980—1981.

Honorary president Richards-Gebaur Base Community Council, 1983.


Woman Church Epiphany, Grandview, 1964. Member of Citizens Association Kansas City, Rockhurst College Alumni Association, Women's Council Realtors, Real Estate Board (affiliate member Kansas City), South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (president 1977-1979), Grandview Chamber of Commerce (director, Ssuper Citizen award 1976), American Business Women's Association (president Kansas City 1973, Woman of Year 1971), President Scholarship Club (Avila College) (Pplaque award 1980).


Married Frederick Melvin Smith, January 24, 1943. Children: Larry Melvin, Gary Dean.

Fontaine Kincheloe Chamber

Alma Ann (Hudler) Chamber

Frederick Melvin Smith

Larry Melvin Smith

Gary Dean Smith