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executive , Utility company executive

William Robert Smith, American utility company executive. Registered professional engineer, Michigan, Ohio. Board directors Animal Protective League and Humane Society Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow American Industrial Development Council; member Industrial Development Research Council, Association Ohio Commodores, Delta Theta Tau.

Background

Smith, William Robert was born on November 11, 1916 in Mount Clemens, Michigan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Detroit Institute of Technology, 1947; Postgrad., Detroit College Law; Postgrad., University Michigan Graduate School Business Administration.

Career

Industrial engineer Detroit Edison Company, 1934-1960. Manager economic development East Ohio Gas Company, Cleveland, 1960-1980. Manager national accounts Consolidated Natural Gas Company, 1980-1985.

Director marketing Edison Polymer Innovation corporation, 1985-1988. Executive director Western Reserve Economic Development Council, 1988-1997. President T.S.T. Corporation; retired.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Michigan, Ohio.

Membership

Board directors Animal Protective League and Humane Society Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Fellow American Industrial Development Council, member Industrial Development Research Council, Association Ohio Commodores, Delta Theta Tau.

Connections

Son of Robert L. and Elsie (Chamberlain) S. Married Sandra Martha Philips. Children from previous marriage: William R. (deceased), Laura A. (deceased).

father:
Robert L.

mother:
Elsie (Chamberlain) S.

spouse:
Sandra Martha Philips