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Paul Hubert Smith was American historian. Recipient Thomas Jefferson prize, Society for History in Federal Government, 1998, Heriot-Watt University Wilson award, American Society Indexers, 2000. Member of Institute Early American History and Culture (associate), Association for Documentary Editing (life Butterfield award 1988), Organization American Historians (life), Kappa Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Smith, Paul Hubert was born on June 21, 1931 in East Sparta, Ohio, United States. Son of J. Hubert Smith and Floy D. Ulm.

Education

Bachelor, Bowling Green State University, 1954. Master of Arts, Bowling Green State University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor history Memphis State University, 1960—1962. Associate professor history University Nevada, Reno, 1962—1965, chairman department history, 1965—1966. Associate professor history University Florida, Gainesville, 1966—1969.

Editor Letters of Delegates to Congress Library. of Congress, Washington, 1969—1996. Retired, 1996

Member advisory board American Loyalist Papers Project, 1972—1976, Documentary Editing: Principles and Practice, 1980—1982, National Endowment for Humanities: Research Tools and Editions, 1984—1985. Corporal United States Army, 1952-1954.

Works

Membership

Member of Institute Early American History and Culture (associate), Association for Documentary Editing (life Butterfield award 1988), Organization American Historians (life), Kappa Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, running, bowling.

Connections

Married Kathleen Mary Burkley, September 3, 1954 (divorced October 25, 1977). Children: Leslie Sue, Spencer Arthur. Married Virginia Ainsworth Brown, February 14, 1979.

father:
J. Hubert Smith

mother:
Floy D. Ulm

spouses:
Kathleen Mary Burkley

Virginia Ainsworth Brown

children:
Leslie Sue Smith

Spencer Arthur Smith