Ray Smelek, retired Division General Manager of Operations for HP in Boise, was instrumental in bringing HP to Boise in 1973. He recounted the story in a book and talked with Statesman reporter Bill Roberts in 2009. Smelek died in 2012 at age 77.
Ray Smelek, retired Division General Manager of Operations for HP in Boise, was instrumental in bringing HP to Boise in 1973. He recounted the story in a book and talked with Statesman reporter Bill Roberts in 2009. Smelek died in 2012 at age 77. Shawn Raecke Shawn Raecke / Idaho Statesman
Ray Smelek, retired Division General Manager of Operations for HP in Boise, was instrumental in bringing HP to Boise in 1973. He recounted the story in a book and talked with Statesman reporter Bill Roberts in 2009. Smelek died in 2012 at age 77. Shawn Raecke Shawn Raecke / Idaho Statesman

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