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Richard Schiedt Smith

steel company executive

Richard Schiedt Smith, American steel company executive. Decorated Purple Heart.; Bronze Star; Presidential Unit citation with oak leaf cluster. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh); Laurel Valley Golf (Ligonier, Pennsylvania); Augusta (Georgia) National Golf.

Background

Smith, Richard Schiedt was born on August 25, 1922 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard Persifor and Norma Ruth (Schiedt) Smith.

Education

AB, Amherst College, 1943.

Career

With Lionel D. Edie & Company, New York City, 1946-1949, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1949-1952. With First National City Bank New York, 1952-1962, vice president, 1957-1962. Vice president, treasurer Master of Arts Hanna Company, Cleveland, 1962-1963.

Vice president finance Hanna Mining Company, 1963-1964. Vice president administration National Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1964-1972, group vice president, 1972-1977, senior vice president, 1977-1981, executive vice president, 1981-1982, vice chairman, since 1982, also director. Director United Technologies Corporation, Hartford Insurance Group, St. John d'el Rey Mining Company.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Fox Chapel Golf (Pittsburgh). Laurel Valley Golf (Ligonier, Pennsylvania).

Augusta (Georgia) National Golf.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Allen, January 24, 1948. Children: G. S. Wylie, Abby Anne, Laura Elizabeth.

father:
Howard Persifor Smith

mother:
Norma Ruth (Schiedt) Smith

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Allen

children:
G. S. Wylie Smith

Abby Anne Smith

Laura Elizabeth Smith