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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 fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1987-present); 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 and One Hundred Fourteenth Congresses).