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Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant
Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant

Jean Webb Vaughan Smith, a member of the Reagans' inner circle who championed volunteerism as national president of the Assn. of Junior Leagues, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of natural causes, her family said. She was 93. Smith joined the Junior League in the 1950s, rising to president of the Los Angeles chapter in 1954 and western regional director in 1956. She served as national president from 1958 to 1960. Her decades of public service also included government appointments and civic roles, including serving on the boards of the Blue Ribbon, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the United Way, the American Red Cross, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the California...

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