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Frederick W. Smith

AKA Frederick Wallace Smith

Born: 11-Aug-1944
Birthplace: Marks, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder and CEO of Federal Express

Military service: USMC (Vietnam War, 1966-70, 2nd Lt.)

Wife: Linda Black Grisham (div. 1977)
Wife: Diane Smith (five daughters, three sons)

    High School: Memphis University School
    University: BS Economics, Yale University (1966)

    FedEx CEO (1977-)
    FedEx President (1971-75 and 1983-)
    Member of the Board of FedEx (1971-, as Chairman, 1975-)
    Member of the Board of Value America
    Academy of Achievement (1998), Patron
    Air Transport Association Past Chairman
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Business Roundtable
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Cato Institute Board of Directors
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Hands On Network Corporate Service Council
    International Air Transport Association Past Chairman
    John McCain 2008
    Mayo Foundation Board of Directors
    McCain for Senate '98
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Securing America's Future Energy Leadership Council
    Skull and Bones Society
    US-China Business Council Past Chairman
    Volunteer PAC
    Bronze Star
    Silver Star
    Purple Heart
    National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007

    Cast Away (7-Dec-2000) · Himself

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