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George William Smith, Jr.
Recent Address:
Atlanta, GA
Family Information:
Wife: Lucy; Children: Lindsey, Douglas
Dunwoody, GA
Date Entered Service:
August 15, 1942
Service Number:
Bomb Group:
XX Bomber Command Advanced Echelon
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Bronze Star
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies):
Rank Upon Discharge:
Crew Type:
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW?
Were you interned?
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
October, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He became Chief of the Atlanta Nation in Indian Guides when his son was young, directed a Junior Achievement company, volunteered at St. Joseph's Hospital and for the Assistance League of Atlanta. He was project Manager for the building of ALA headquarters.
Designer for A.R. Abrams Construction Company. He worked in management for Randall Brothers and the Butler Shoe Corporation. In 1964, George and a partner started Nelson Smith, Inc., a commercial construction cabinet building company that was licensed in 22 states.
Mr. Smith passed away November 3, 2009 and is buried at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA

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