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                        Smith SMITH, Lamar Seeligson, a Representative from Texas; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 19, 1947; graduated from Texas Military Institute, San Antonio, Tex., 1965; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1969; J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Tex., 1975; journalist; lawyer, private practice; member of the Texas state house of representatives, 1981-1982; Bexar County, Tex., commissioner, 1982-1985; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 2019); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress in 2018; chair, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (One Hundred Sixth Congress); chair, Committee on the Judiciary (One Hundred Twelfth Congress); chair, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (One Hundred Thirteenth through One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses).

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Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Representative 01/03/1987 01/03/2019 21 House of Representatives TX
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Science, Space, and Technology House of Representatives
Judiciary House of Representatives
Homeland Security House of Representatives
Homeland Security House of Representatives
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Capitol 2409 Rayburn House Office Building
Capitol (202) 225-4236
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