Frederick W Smith Net Worth is1,817.6 $Million
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Birth Date: 1944/8/11
Birth Place: Marks, Mississippi, United States
Salary: $8.64 million
Nationality: United States
Title: Chair (official), President and Chief executive officer
Occupation: Founder of FedEx
Alma Mater: Yale University
Employer: FedEx
Parents: Frederick C. Smith
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Rank: Captain (U.S. Marine Corps)
Allegiance: United States
Branch: United States Marine Corps
Battles: Vietnam War
Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart (2)
Frederick Wallace Smith (born August 11, 1944), or Fred Smith, is the founder, chairman, president, and CEO of FedEx, originally known as Federal Express, the first overnight express delivery company in the world, the largest in the United States and largest in the world. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
Smith was born in Marks, Mississippi, the son of James Frederick Smith a?? who (before age 20) dropped his first name, expressing a preference to be known as Fred or Frederick a?? the founder of the Toddle House restaurant chain and the Smith Motor Coach Company (renamed the Dixie Greyhound Lines after The Greyhound Corporation bought a controlling interest in 1931). Fred Smith, the father, died while Smith the son was only 4, and the boy was raised by his mother and uncles.
Smith had a great interest in flying, and became an amateur pilot as a teen. He attended elementary school at Presbyterian Day School and high school at Memphis University School.
In 1962, Smith entered Yale University. While attending Yale, he wrote a paper for an economics class, outlining overnight delivery service in a computer information age. Folklore suggests that he received a C for this paper, although in a later interview he claims that he told a reporter, "I don't know what grade, probably made my usual C", while other tales suggest that his professor told him that, in order for him to get a C, the idea had to be feasible. The paper became the idea of FedEx (for years, the sample package displayed in the company's print advertisements featured a return address at Yale). Smith became a member and eventually the President of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the secret society Skull and Bones. He received his Bachelor's degree in economics in 1966. In his college years, he was a friend and DKE fraternity brother of George W. Bush. Smith was also friends with John Kerry and shared an enthusiasm for aviation with Kerry and was a flying partner with him.

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Christopher and Linda W. Smith to Orin J. and Nicole B ... $269,000. Waterford Rd., 411-Frederick K. and May Oy Nee to Andrew Michael Butler and Jamie Lynn Jennings, $410,000. Whittington Terr., 806-Israel Anemer to Jose J. Reyes and Mayra E.
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FedEx's Fred Smith: 'Don't be afraid of technology'

Should we be worried about robots taking our jobs? Some of us, maybe — look what happened to Blockbuster video clerks — but collectively, no, FedEx chief Frederick W. Smith told student researchers gathered at the University of Memphis on Thursday.
Posted: April 6, 2017, 10:33 am

Ashes 2017: Australia amass 146-run lead after imperious batting from Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh

Fred Titmus paid 40 runs for each ... Now a wide one from Woakes, Smith creams that through the covers, he seemed to have so much time there. 14 runs off the over and it's going from b to w for the tourists. This stand is worth 62 from 80 balls.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:25 am
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