Karl J. Smith


Karl J. Smith

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Aug 1986 (aged 90)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section Q, Lot 77, graves 9 and 8
Memorial ID 63212821 View Source
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George's son, Karl Smith, also worked for his uncle, Thomas Floyd Smith, III, as the advertising manager for Louisville Paper Company, according to "Who's Who in Louisville," 1926. He was married to Rebbie Smith and lived at 1768 Sulgrave Road:

SMITH, Karl, advertising man.; b. Lou, Ky, Aug. 28, 1895; s. George Weissinger and Ellen Carpenter (Hunt) Smith; ed. Grade school, L.M.H.S. Advertising mgr. Lou. Paper Co. m. Bobbie Stuart Smith of Atlanta, Ga. Oct. 5, 1920. Presbyterian. 2nd lt. of Inftry. During World War. Club: Advertising. Home: 1768 Sulgrave Rd. Office: Lou. Paper Co.

Karl was also involved in developing The Little Colonel Game put out by the Selchow & Righter Co. in New York, according to the game's explanation printed on the inside cover of the box:

…The game board, depicting Lloydsborough Valley, its homes, churches and other points of interest, was drawn by Mr. Karl Smith, who is a first cousin of the original "Little Colonel", Hattie Cochran, now Mrs. Albert Dick of Louisville, Ky…

He died August 7, 1986. His wife, Rebbie, died on January 1, 1980. They are buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Section Q, Lot 77, graves 9 and 8.

DOB: 28 Aug 1895
DOD: 07 Aug 1986
Age: 90-91
Last address of record: 40207 (Louisville, Jefferson, KY)

The above information from the website and a SSDI search.

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  • Created by: Greg Raike
  • Added: 22 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63212821
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Karl J. Smith (28 Aug 1895–7 Aug 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 63212821, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Greg Raike (contributor 47016957) .