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Wayne Horace Smithey, American automobile company executive. Bar: District of Columbia 1949.


Smithey, Wayne Horace was born on July 8, 1922 in Ogallala, Nebraska, United States. Son of George Walker and Esther Christina (Swanson) Smithey.


Bachelor, Kearney State College, (Nebraska), 1944. Juris Doctor, American University, Washington, 1949.


Legal counsel United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, 1949-1958. Legislation associate Ford Motor Company, 1958-1966, assistant managing director, 1966-1967, director, 1967-1977, vice president, 1977-1987.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1949.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


Chairman board directors Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, 1982-1986. Board directors Bryce Harlow Foundation, since 1982, chairman since 1986. Board directors Meridian House International, since 1985.

President Business-Government Relations Council, 1981-1982, Washington chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society, since 1985. Trustee member executive committee Federal City Council, 1983-1986. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946, Okinawa, China.

Member Bar Association District of Columbia (committee chairman 1978-1979), Federal Bar Association Clubs: Congressional Country (Bethesda, Maryland). 1925 F Street, Carlton, International. University, Economic (Washington).

Renaissance (Detroit).


Married Dorothy Ellen Rhodes, January 27, 1945. Children: Sharon Denise, Deborah Lynn, Janice Ilene.

George Walker Smithey

Esther Christina (Swanson) Smithey

Dorothy Ellen Rhodes

Sharon Denise Smithey

Deborah Lynn Smithey

Janice Ilene Smithey