G. O. Smith Joins American Atmos Corporation
George Oliver Smith, whose portrait is presented here-with, became vice-president and chief engineer of the American Atmos Corporation in February, 1921. He was born in New York, November 6, 1885, and entered the employ of the J. G. White & Company, Inc., of New York and London, as junior engineer i n September, 1905. He worked through all the departments of this company, including all phases of engineering construction, and was connected with them until the Fall of 1910. He then entered the employ of Coggeshall & Hicks, bankers of New York City, as engineer on new projects submitted for their financing. In the Spring of 1912 he went with the International Motor Company, New York, as engineer in the sales department of motor truck transportation. In January, 1913, Mr. Smith entered the employ of Henry L. Doherty & Company in their engineering department and organized the accident prevention department of that concern. He resigned the position of supervisor of safety in January, 1921, soon after becoming vicepresident and chief engineer of the American Atmos Corporation. Mr. Smith is a member of the National Fire Protective Association.