Hamilton County

Instructor William Smid




Flight instructor William Smid of the enlisted reserve, son of George Smid of Kamrar, is instructing  aviation cadets at the Lodwick Aviation Academy at Avon Park, Fla.  Instructor Smid enlisted in the air corps reserve in July, 1942, and has been flying for the army since.  Prior to enlisting, he had practiced being a chiropractor at Springfield, Tenn.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, June 5, 1943 (photo included)

William Smid was born Apr. 16, 1910 to George and Franke Koop Smid. He died Feb. 4, 1993 in Edinburg, TX.

Source: ancestry.com