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SMITH, Christopher Henry, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Rahway, Union County,
N.J., March 4, 1953; graduated from St. Mary’s High School, Perth Amboy,
N.J., 1971; B.S., Trenton State College, Ewing, N.J., 1975; attended Worcester
College, Worcester, England, 1974; businessman, family sporting goods company;
legislative agent for New Jersey state legislature, 1979; unsuccessful
candidate for election to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; elected as a
Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1981-present); chair, Committee on Veterans Affairs (One Hundred
Seventh through One Hundred Eighth Congresses).