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Furniture manufacturing company executive

William Edward Smith, American furniture manufacturing company executive. Served to 1st lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Smith, William Edward was born on June 15, 1922 in Kevil, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Gobel and Grace (Hatler) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1944.

Career

With sales department Heritage Henredon Furniture Company, High Point, North Carolina, 1947-1949, sales representative Chicago, 1949-1956. Sales manager Henredon Furniture Industries, Inc., Morganton, North Carolina, 1957-1977, president, chief executive officer Morgantown, from 1977.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Connections

Married Patricia Sprecher Torson, June 20, 1954 (divorced June 1964). Children: William Edward, Matthew Tory. Married Laura Poe Ervin, November 27, 1969.

father:
William Gobel Smith

mother:
Grace (Hatler) Smith

spouse:
Patricia Sprecher Torson

spouse:
Laura Poe Ervin

child:
William Edward Smith

child:
Matthew Tory Smith