7 June 1917–9 April 1977 (Age 59)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
When Rodman Smith was born on 7 June 1917, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Forrest Rodman Smith, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Caroline Schmidt, was 20. He married Alpha Lucile Woolley on 24 June 1948. He registered for military service in 1942. In 1950, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as magnetic inspector, magnetic operator in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 9 April 1977, in Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
Since mom worked most weekday evenings and on Saturdays, I often spent time with dad. He was an avid bike rider for several years. Several times I was able to go out on bike rides with him. We rode …