SMITH, H. Allen, (1909 - 1998)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

SMITH, H. Allen, a Representative from California; born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., October 8, 1909; attended Hollywood High School, Los Angeles, Calif.; attended the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif; A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1930; LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1933; admitted to the California state bar, 1934; lawyer, private practice; Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1935-1942; business executive; member of the California state assembly, 1948-1956; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1960, 1964, and 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1973); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; died on June 4, 1998, in Glendale, Calif.; interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif.