Arnold Smith

Canadian diplomat (1915-1994)

Arnold Cantwell Smith (January 18, 1915 – February 7, 1994) was a Canadian diplomat. He was the first Commonwealth Secretary-General, serving from 1965 to 1975.

Arnold Cantwell Smith

1st Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations
In office
1 July 1965 – 30 June 1975
HeadElizabeth II
Preceded byposition established
Succeeded bySir Shridath Ramphal
Personal details
Born(1915-01-18)18 January 1915
Died7 February 1994(1994-02-07) (aged 79)

In 1975 he was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour. In 1984, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada for "a long and distinguished diplomatic career".

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