Harold Dewey Smith
Seaman, United States Navy
Vice President, World Bank
administrator, born in Haven, Kansas. A specialist in fiscal management,
he directed the Michigan Municipal League (1928–37), serving as state budget
director. A powerful director of President Franklin D Roosevelt's Bureau
of the Budget (1939–45), he reviewed all federal spending and legislation,
urging wartime anti-inflation measures. He left to briefly head the World
HAROLD D. SMITH RITES MONDAY
CULPEPPER, Virginia - January 24, 1947 - A funeral service for Harold D. Smith, Vice President of the World Bank, who died last night at the age of 48, will be held on Mondayat Arlington, Virginia. Rites will be held in the St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Arlington. Burial will be inArlingtion National Cemetery.
President Truman has named Rear Admiral J.
H. Foskett to represent him at the service.