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Transcribed biography of Robert B. Smith


Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Smith (Ruby L. Stowers) reside at 3506 Coventry Circle, Valparaiso, Indiana. They are the parents of Robert B. Smith, Jr., an elementary school teacher who resides in Winamac; Anita L. Crowe (Smith), wife of Fred L. Crowe and mother of Richelle, a daughter, who resides at 1203 Lind Lane in Valparaiso; Richard L. Smith, a senior at Ball State University majoring in accounting; Linda F. Smith, living at home and working at 3-D Discount Store, and Scott A. Smith, an eighth grade student at Thomas Jefferson Junior High School.

Mr. Smith is a Chartered Life Underwriter with 28 years experience in the insurance business. He has been very active in business and civic affairs, currently serving as president of the Valparaiso Rotary Club, and as president of The United Way of Porter County, in addition to his active membership in numerous other organizations.

His father, the late John I. Smith, was in the insurance business in Wheeler, Indiana, for 30 years. His mother, the late Florence A. Smith, retired as the Postmaster of the Wheeler Post Office after serving that community for 20 years in that capacity.

Ruth Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Elda Stowers, were farmers all of their lives, residing in Wheeler during the last 30 years prior to their retirement in Wheeler.

Submitted by Robert R. Smith.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 163-164

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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