Myron Crenshaw Smith, M.D.

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Myron Crenshaw Smith, M.D.

Myron Crenshaw Smith, M.D., is the son of Lt. Col. Myron P. Smith and Mary Louise Crenshaw.  He is married to Marguerite (McNierney) Smith and they reside in Greeley, Colorado.  They have a daughter, Roxane Smith and a son Myron M. Smith both of Greeley. 

Dr. Smith was raised in a military family where frequent moves were the norm.  Born in Baltimore, MD, his father’s military career took the family to China, Japan, Germany and many different parts of the U.S. before settling in Colorado.   Dr. Smith attended the University of Colorado and after receiving a BA degree in Chemistry he would go on to attend the University of Colorado Medical School in Denver where he received an MD degree in 1968.  After a four-year residency in Pathology at St. Lukes Hospital in Denver, he spent two years as a Staff Pathologist assigned to the Naval Hospital at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida. 

After discharge from the Navy, Dr. Smith joined a pathology group at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado where he practiced general pathology for 25 years until his retirement in 1999.  Since retiring he and his wife enjoy traveling and visiting many different countries and cultures around the world.  Dr. Smith has also done an extensive amount of genealogical research on both his and his wife’s family and his authored several different articles for genealogical journals and websites.


* Society of the Cincinnati (Massachusetts Society)
* General Society of Colonial Wars (Registrar Colorado Society)
* Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York
* Order of Indian Wars of the United States
* National Society Americans of Royal Descent
* Order of Descendants of Colonial Cavaliers
* Order of Three Crusades 1096-1192
* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
* Baronial Order of Magna Carta
* Military Order of the Crusades
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty
* General Society of the War of 1812
* Order Founders and Patriots of America
* Order of New England
* Order of the First Families of North Carolina
* First Families of Georgia
* Order of First Families of Vermont (1609-1791)
* Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts
* Veteran Corps of Artillery in the State of New York
* Military Society of the War of 1812
* Huguenot Society of America
* Order of Lafayette
* Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
* Society of Descendants of the Colonial Clergy
* National Society of Old Plymouth Colony Descendants
* Hereditary Order of the Descendants of Colonial Governors
* Order of Descendants of Colonial Physicians and Chirurgiens
* Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
* Hereditary Order of Descendants of the Loyalist and Patriots of the
   American Revolution
* National Society Sons of the American Revolution
* General Society, Sons of the Revolution
* General Society of Mayflower Descendants (Surgeon Colorado Mayflower
* Society of the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge
* Descendants of Sheriffs and Constables of Colonial and Antebellum
* Order of Descendants of Pirates & Privateers
* Sons of Spanish-American War Veterans
* Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
* Military Order of Stars and Bars
* Sons of Confederate Veterans
* National Order of the Blue and Gray
* Military Order of the World Wars
* Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
* Military Order of the Carabao
* Military Order of the Southern Cross
* Order of the First World War
* Order of the Second World War
* Naval Order of the United States
* Descendants of Founders of New Jersey
* First Families of Massachusetts
* Sons and Daughters of the First Settlers of Newbury, Mass
* Order of the First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation
* Order of the First Families of Maine
* Order of First Families of Connecticut 1633-1662
* Society of First Families of South Carolina 1670-1700
* Order of the First Families of Maryland
* Descendant of the Founders of Ancient Windsor
* National Society Sons of Colonial New England
* National Society of Sons of the American Colonists
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial and Antebellum Bench & Bar
* Guild of Colonial Artisans and Tradesmen 1607-1783
* National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters 1607-1861
* Plymouth Hereditary Society
* Flagon and Trencher – Descendants of Colonial Tavernkeepers
* National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry
* National Society Magna Charta Dames and Barons
* Colonial Order of the Crown
* Descendants of the Knights of Bath
* Noble Society of Celts
* Plantagenet Society
* Presidential Families of America
* Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of
* National Society Descendants of Early Quakers
* National Huguenot Society
* Descendants of Whaling Masters, Inc
* Winthrop Society
Piscataqua Pioneers
* Scotch-Irish Society of the United States of America
* Order of the First Families of New Hampshire

Other Notes
Besides traveling and genealogy, Dr. Smith was very active in the Longs Peak Council of the Boy Scouts of America for over 20 years.  He and his father were Eagle Scouts but one of his proudest moments was when his son became a third generation Eagle Scout.  His wife and daughter were also very active in Camp Fire and his daughter was awarded the WoHeLo Award, Campfires highest award.  Dr. Smith served in numerous roles in the Longs Peak Council including Vice President for all Council Programs.  He was active in both the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts programs and was able to attend two National Jamborees at Ft. A.P. Hill, Virginia and one World Jamboree in Holland as part of the National BSA Staff. 

Both in his youth and during the early part of his professional career in Greeley, Dr. Smith enjoyed model railroading both at the individual and organized levels.  He eventually served as the National Model Railroad Association Vice President for the Rocky Mountain Region during the early 1990's.  Contest modeling was also something that he always enjoyed and in 1985 he entered the model contest at the annual NMRA International Convention in Kansas City and was lucky enough to win the Gold Award for Best in Show for his scratch built model caboose. 

For a number of years, Dr. Smith has enjoyed participating as a volunteer in a weekly reading program for first and second graders at a local elementary school.  He feels that the opportunity to help young children learn to read is extremely rewarding at many levels and besides that, it’s great fun.  Each week is a new experience. 

Dr. Smith belongs to a large number of lineage societies and really enjoys proving, in detail, a specific line of descent for one of his ancestors.  He enjoys the challenge of doing the research required to prove one of those difficult lines of descent for an obscure ancestor in enough detail to satisfy the experts. In several cases, these efforts have uncovered new information about these ancestors that was previously unknown.  In 1999 Dr. Smith became a Kentucky Colonel. 

Dr. Smith and his wife’s proudest accomplishment was the raising of their son and daughter.  It is deeply rewarding to share their later years with two wonderful, responsible, and successful adults and their families 

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