SMITH, Linda, a Representative from Washington; born in LaJunta, Otero County,
Colo., July 16, 1950; graduated Fort Vancouver High School, Vancouver, Wash.;
manager of seven tax preparation offices; member, Washington State house of
representatives, 1983-1986; member, Washington State senate, 1987-1994; elected
as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses
(January 3, 1995-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate in 1998 for reelection
to the U.S. House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for
election to the United States Senate.