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                        Smith SMITH, Virginia Dodd, a Representative from Nebraska; born Virginia Dodd in Randolph, Fremont County, Iowa, June 30, 1911; attended Manti Rural School (elementary) in Fremont County, Iowa; graduated from Shenandoah (Iowa) High School; B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1936; lecturer before agricultural and civic groups; member, United States Department of Agriculture’s Home Economics Research Advisory Committee, 1950-1960; delegate to White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1960; chairwoman, Presidential Task Force on Rural Development, 1971-1972; served on Advisory Board, Educational Resources Information Center, Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1972-1974; served on Census Advisory Committee on Agricultural Statistics, United States Department of Commerce, 1973; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1956-1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for renomination in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; died on January 23, 2006, in Sun City West, Ariz.

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Representative 01/03/1975 01/03/1991 3 House of Representatives NE
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