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educator , writer

Robert John Smith was American educator, writer. Charter member, 1st secretary Penn Township Fine Company, 1953-1954; treasurer Penn Township Horse Show, 1954-1956; auditor Penn Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1963-1968, 1974-1985. Member National Retired Teachers Association, Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Association, Cumberland County Retired Teachers Association, Cumberland County History Society, Shippensburg History Society.

Background

Smith, Robert John was born on August 11, 1925 in Dickinson, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Arthur and Nellie Elizabeth (Waidley) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Education, Shippensburg State University, Pennsylvania, 1950. Master of Elementary Education, Shippensburg State University, Pennsylvania, 1965.

Career

Entrepreneur in trucking and newspaper business, Dickinson, 1950-1959. Teacher Carlisle (Pennsylvania) School District, 1959-1978. Freelance writer Shippensburg, from 1978.

Membership

Charter member, 1st secretary Penn Township Fine Company, 1953-1954. Treasurer Penn Township Horse Show, 1954-1956. Auditor Penn Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1963-1968, 1974-1985.

Member National Retired Teachers Association, Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Association, Cumberland County Retired Teachers Association, Cumberland County History Society, Shippensburg History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antique automobile restoration, metal and woodworking.

Connections

Married Linda Mae Baty, August 28, 1948. 1 child, Evelyn Jean Smith Giray.

father:
John Arthur Smith

mother:
Nellie Elizabeth (Waidley) Smith

spouse:
Linda Mae Baty

child:
Evelyn Jean Smith Giray Smith