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Happy Birthday To New Canaan’s Warren Smith

Warren Allen Smith turns 92 on Sunday.
Warren Allen Smith turns 92 on Sunday. Photo Credit:

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To New Canaan’s Warren Smith.

Smith, who has owned a home in New Canaan, turns 92 on Sunday. The writer was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Minburn, Iowa.

Smith started his career with U.S. Army (1942-1946) and later worked as a teacher for 37 years in many progressive schools including as the Chairman of English Department at New Canaan High School from 1954 till 1986.

He founded “Hvmanist Book Clvb” in New Canaan, using the name Lvcretivs (1957-1962) and also founded Taursa Fund (1971-1973).

He also wrote many of books like Who's Who in Hell in 2000, Celebrities in Hell in 2010 and In the Heart of Showbiz in 2011.

He started the Variety Recording Studio, a major independent company off Broadway, New York City and ran the company for almost thirty years (1961–90). He was one of the signatories of the 1973 Humanist Manifesto II as well as the Humanist Manifesto III in 2003.

He is currently working on his magnum opus: a Web site called Philosopedia.

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