Lamar Seeligson SMITH, Congress, TX (1947)


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; 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 twelve 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).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present