Smith, Bob (1879)
|Birthname||Robert Holbert Smith|
|born on||8 August 1879|
|Place||St.Johnsbury, Vermont, 44n25, 72w01|
|Timezone||LMT m72w01 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||15°43' or|
American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. This Ohio physician and Bill Wilson laid the foundation for Alcoholics Anonymous and its 12-step program when they began to meet in Smith's home. According to Liane Thomas Wade in the International E-Mail Letter vol. 260 (Nov. 30, 2003), they first met on May 12, 1935 at 5:00 PM in Akron, OH, considered the first AA meeting, although, she continues, "when AA;s anniversary is celebrated it is on June 10, and dates back to 1936, Akron, Ohio at 5:00 PM."
- associate relationship with Wilson, Bill (born 26 November 1895)
- Relationship : Marriage 1915 (married high school sweetheart, Anne)
Phil Brown writes in ISAR International E-Mail Letter vol. 260 (Nov. 30, 2003) that he obtained the date from the "Public Records Div. in Vermont).
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (drank heavily during college years and again as Prohibition became law, until 1935)
- Personal : Religion/Spirituality : 12 step group (brought up in a religious home/co-founded AA)
- Vocation : Medical : Physician
- Notable : Famous : Historic figure