Peter Cornay Smith
Peter Cornay Smith was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 6, 1928, and died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
He received his undergraduate degree in Geology from Tulane University in 1949 and a Master's in Geology from LSU in 1952. Peter spent his entire 33-year career with one company, Stanolind, which later became Pan American Petroleum, and thereafter Amoco (now BP). He began his career in New Orleans in 1953, as a Gulf Coast Geologist. In 1958, Peter relocated to Houston, where he spent the rest of his career. Peter joined HGS in 1959.
Pete is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hathaway "Frances", and his five children and their families.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 13, 2019