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C. R. Smith

C. R. SmithAKA Cyrus Rowlett Smith

Born: 9-Sep-1899
Birthplace: Minerva, TX
Died: 4-Apr-1990
Location of death: Annapolis, MD [1]
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of American Airlines, 1934-68

Military service: US Army Air Force (Air Transport Command, 1942-45, WWII)

[1] Ginger Cove Life Care Center.

Father: Roy Edgerton Smith (abandoned the family)
Mother: Marion Burck
Brother: Burck Smith
Sister: Dorothy Walton
Sister: Mildred Muskavitch
Wife: Elizabeth L. Manget (m. 29-Dec-1934, one son)
Son: Douglas Smith

    University: Accounting and Law, University of Texas (dropped out)

    Lazard Partner (1968-)
    US Secretary of Commerce (1968-69)
    American Airlines CEO (1934-68)
    Aviation Corporation VP Southern Division, American Airways (1930)
    Southern Air Transport VP & Treasurer (1929)
    Texas Air Transport Secretary & Treasurer (1928)
    Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (1921-26)
    Member of the Board of American Airlines (as Interim Chairman, 1973-74)
    Air Medal
    Army Distinguished Service Medal
    Legion of Merit

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