Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jesse Baker Smith, II, son of Jesse Baker Smith

Jesse Baker Smith, Jr
South Seas Island, 1944
Jesse Baker Smith, II, son of Jesse Baker Smith, was born March 30, 1913, at Evanston, Wyoming.  He married, on July 9, 1938, Ernestine Letita Ricci, born August 2, 1915, in Georgetown, Colorado.  Ernestine's parents were from Italy.

Jesse, II (Jess), attended the University of Wyoming for two years.  During World War II he served four years (1942-1946) in the Southwest Pacific Anti-Aircraft Artillery and Communications and was released from duty with the rank of captain.  He worked three years for the Unita County Abstract and Title Company in Evanston, then went to the Title Guaranty Company in Denver in 1940.  Since 1952 he has been vice president of Title Guaranty and in April 1964 was appointed manager of the Jefferson County Branch at Lakewood.  He has many interests and activities; is a past president of the Denver Realty Board, Mile-Hi Sertoma Club, Presidents' Round Table, and Land Title Association of Colorado, and was District Governor of Sertoma for two terms.  He is active in the Denver Board of Realtors, the Denver Home Builders Association, and the Chamber of Commerce.  He is a member of the Denver Athletic Club, Pinehurst Country Club and Sigma Nu Fraternity.  
Jesse Jr, Jesse Sr, and Merrill Smith

Jesse's and Ernestine's one child is

Jesse Baker Smith, III

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