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                        Smith SMITH, Peter P., a Representative from Vermont; born in Boston, October 31, 1945; raised in Burlington, Vt., and moved to Middlesex, Vt. in 1970; attended public schools in Burlington; graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1964; B.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1968; M.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1970; Ed.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; director, Montpelier, Vt., Education Facility, 1970; founder and first president, Community College of Vermont, 1970-1978; director, office of external programs, Vermont state colleges, 1975-1976; president, Appleyard’s of Vermont, 1979-1980; regional manager, New England Council for Advancement of Experimental Learning, 1979-1980; president, Hunger Mountain Associates (Vt.), 1980-1982; Vermont state senator, 1981-1982; lieutenant governor of Vermont, 1983-1986; unsuccessful candidate for governor of Vermont in 1986; vice president, Norwich University, 1987-1988; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First Congress (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1991); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; dean of the School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1991-1994; founder and first president, California State University, Monterey Bay, 1995-2005; assistant director general, UNESCO, 2005-2007; business executive, 2007-present.

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Representative 01/03/1989 01/03/1991 At Large House of Representatives VT
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