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                        Smith SMITH, Neal Edward, a Representative from Iowa; born in Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa, March 23, 1920; attended the public schools of Packwood, Iowa; attended Missouri University College of Liberal Arts, 1945-1946; attended Syracuse University Schools of Public and Business Administration, 1946-1948; graduated from Drake University Law School in 1950; United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; admitted to the Iowa bar in 1950; lawyer, private practice; farmer; assistant county attorney for Polk County, Iowa, 1951-1952; national president, Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1953-1955; chairman, Polk County, Iowa, Welfare Board, 1953-1954; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; chairman, Special Committee on Campaign Expenditures (Ninety-third Congress), Committee on Small Business (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses).

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Representative 01/03/1973 01/03/1995 4 House of Representatives IA
Representative 01/03/1959 01/03/1973 5 House of Representatives IA
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