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Turk Smith, American writer.

Background

Smith, Turk was born on June 24, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Talbot Truxtun and Constance (Fitch) Smith.

Education

Student of University Arizona, 1935-1938.

Career

Reporter & feature writer Arizona Republic, Phoenix, 1952—1984, automotive columnist, 1964—1984. Correspondent Newsweek, 1952—1964, United States Information Agency, 1952—1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines.

Connections

Married Leslie Collie, April 4, 1942 (deceased 1972). Children: Talbot Truxtun III, Chopeta Constance.

father:
Talbot Truxtun Smith

mother:
Constance (Fitch) Smith

spouse:
Leslie Collie

children:
Chopeta Constance Smith

Talbot Truxtun III Smith