R. Curtis Smith was the founding president of Mid-America Nazarene University. He also served in the administration at Bethany Nazarene College and pastored churches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. He was married to Marge and father to Blake and Barth.
Information gathered from "Curtis Smith Dead at 74." (July 1989). Herald of Holiness. Retrieved from https://whdl.org/herald-holiness-july-1-1989
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