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Thomas Newill Smith

educator

Thomas Newill Smith, American educator. Decorated Medal of Freedom. Rotarian.

Background

Smith, Thomas Newill was born on October 17, 1909 in Trafford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Dallas M. and Cynthia (Newill) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Juniata College, 1932. Master of Sciences, University Pittsburgh, 1938.

Career

Owner operator Smith Hat Shop and Smith Paint Company, Pittsburgh, 1932-1937. Teacher, Greenburg (Pennsylvania) High School, 1937-1939. Coordinator distributive education, Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1940-1941.

Personnel director North Africa and Italy, also regional director North Italy for American Red Cross, 1942-1946. Assistant professor Michigan Technology U., Houghton, Michigan, 1947-1949. Superintendent business education West Virginia, 1949-1951.

Professor, head School Business Adminstrs. Michigan Technology U., from 1951. Advisory council Econ-Society Michigan President Upper Michigan Tourist Association.

Membership

Rotarian.

Connections

Married Helen E. Holman, January 27, 1946. Children: Cynthia Sue, Bonnie Jean.

father:
Dallas M. Smith

mother:
Cynthia (Newill) Smith

spouse:
Helen E. Holman

children:
Cynthia Sue Smith

Bonnie Jean Smith