Warren Allen Smith

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Warren Allen Smith, 95, Author and Longtime New Canaan High School Teacher

Warren Allen Smith, a teacher, editor, businessman, and author, died on Jan. 8, 2017, of happiness. Mr. Smith was born on Oct. 29, 1921, in Minburn, Iowa, the son of a South Dakota homesteader’s daughter and a grain dealer who was a scout for the Chicago Cubs’ farm team in Portland, Ore. Drafted into the U.S. Army (1942-1946), he landed as an Acting First Sergeant on Omaha Beach (1944), and in 1945 became Chief Clerk of the Adjunct General’s Office, Supreme Headquarters (SHAEF), in the Little Red Schoolhouse, Reims, France. Continue Reading →

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