The Honorable Lamar Smith (R)

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General Information

Profession: Rancher, Attorney Home Town: San Antonio Birthdate: 11-19-1947 Spouse: Beth

Personal Information

BA-Yale College; JD-Southern Methodist University

THR-1981-82; C-1987-present

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; intern, Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C., 1969-1970; 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 eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-present); chair, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (One Hundred Sixth Congress).