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Phyllis Sterling Smith, American Writer. Avocations: guitar, painting, traveling F C. Scout leader Girl Scouts United States, São José Dos Campos, Brazil, 1954-1956; switchbd. manager South Campus Community Ministry, Berkeley, 1968-1970, president, trustee, 1970-1972. Member California Writer's Club.

Background

Smith, Phyllis Sterling was born on August 27, 1921 in Berkeley, California, United States. Daughter of Allen and Pearl (Sitzler) Smith.

Education

Student, Stanford University, 1938-1941;student, Tufts U., 1941-1943.

Career

Interview supervisor, American Psychological Testing Corporation, Boston, 1941-1943;art instructor, Scranton (Pennsylvania) Studio, 1945-1947;freelance author, Berkeley, 1947-1996;president, Smith and Sun, Berkeley, 1979-1985. Energy consultant Environmental Protection Agency.

Achievements

  • Avocations: guitar, painting, traveling F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer lyrics and music, 1972-1984. Translator television documentary subtitles, 1985. Contributor articles to professional publications.

      Patentee power plant heat rejection. Public translations of Portuguese poetry, 1990-1995. Author Artificial Intelligence is a Three-Toed Sloth, 2000.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Scout leader Girl Scouts United States, São José Dos Campos, Brazil, 1954-1956. Switchbd. manager South Campus Community Ministry, Berkeley, 1968-1970, president, trustee, 1970-1972. Member California Writer's Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Guitar, painting, travel.

Connections

Married Otto J.M. Smith, September 3, 1941. Children: Candace, Otto J.A., Sterling, Stanford.

father:
Allen Smith

mother:
Pearl (Sitzler) Smith

spouse:
Otto J.M. Smith

children:
Candace Smith

Otto J.A. Smith

Sterling Smith

Stanford Smith