Bob Smith

About Bob Smith

Birth Day: August 8, 1879
Birth Place: St. Johnsbury, VT

Bob Smith

Bob Smith was born on August 8, 1879 in St. Johnsbury, VT. Referred to as Dr. Bob, he co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous with Bill W.
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As per our current Database, Bob Smith has been died on Nov 16, 1950 (age 71).

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When Bob Smith die, Bob Smith was 71 years old.

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Occupation Activist
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 8, 1879 (St. Johnsbury, VT)
Birthday August 8
Town/City St. Johnsbury, VT
Nationality VT

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Bob Smith’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Bob Smith was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Referred to as Dr. Bob, he co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous with Bill W.

Before Fame

He began drinking heavily while in college, and continued throughout his professional life, nearly flunking out of the medical program due to alcoholism.


His treatments for alcoholism proved ineffective until he met another struggling alcoholic, Bill Wilson, and so the two embarked on a novel attempt to treat addiction.

Family Life

He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, a New England village, and his parents' strict attendance of religious services formed his aversion to religion in his adult life.

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He and Bill Wilson de-emphasized religion in the treatment of alcoholism and preferred concrete, practical steps.

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