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  Smith, Neal
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<-  1989-01-01  
 
NameNeal Smith
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Altoona, Iowa , United States
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Born March 23, 1920 (101 years)
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May 24, 2016 09:22pm
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Infoborn in Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa, March 23, 1920; attended the public schools of Packwood, Iowa, Missouri University College of Liberal Arts in 1945 and 1946, Syracuse University Schools of Public and Business Administration, 1946-1948; graduated from Drake University Law School in 1950; was admitted to the bar in 1950 and commenced the practice of law in Des Moines, Iowa; also lives on and operates a farm in Polk County; served in the Army Air Force, 1942-1945; awarded nine battle stars, Air Medal, four oak leaf clusters, and Order of the Purple Heart; assistant county attorney for Polk County, Iowa, in 1951 and 1952; national president, Young Democratic Clubs of America, 1953-1955; chairman, Polk County Welfare Board, 1953-1954; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress; chairman, Special Committee on Campaign Expenditures (Ninety-third Congress), Committee on Small Business (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses).


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RACES
  11/08/1994 IA District 4 Lost 46.35% (-6.15%)
  06/07/1994 IA District 4-D Primary Won 74.92% (+50.14%)
  11/03/1992 IA District 4 Won 61.57% (+25.06%)
  06/02/1992 IA District 4-D Primary Won 98.51% (+97.03%)
  11/06/1990 IA District 4 Won 97.87% (+95.75%)
  06/05/1990 IA District 4-D Primary Won 99.45% (+98.91%)
  11/08/1988 IA District 4 Won 71.65% (+43.34%)
  06/07/1988 IA District 4-D Primary Won 90.27% (+80.62%)
  11/04/1986 IA District 4 Won 68.39% (+36.81%)
  06/03/1986 IA District 4-D Primary Won 88.90% (+77.83%)
  11/06/1984 IA District 4 Won 60.67% (+21.36%)
  11/02/1982 IA District 4 Won 66.04% (+32.40%)
  11/04/1980 IA District 4 Won 53.93% (+8.03%)
  11/07/1978 IA District 4 Won 64.70% (+29.39%)
  11/02/1976 IA District 04 Won 69.09% (+38.19%)
  11/05/1974 IA District 04 Won 63.90% (+28.40%)
  11/07/1972 IA District 4 Won 59.17% (+18.35%)
  11/03/1970 IA District 5 Won 64.89% (+32.04%)
  06/02/1970 IA District 5-D Primary Won 99.89% (+99.78%)
  11/05/1968 IA District 5 Won 62.13% (+24.25%)
  11/08/1966 IA District 5 Won 60.44% (+21.48%)
  11/03/1964 IA District 5 Won 69.61% (+39.92%)
  11/06/1962 IA District 5 Won 62.77% (+25.53%)
  11/08/1960 IA District 5 Won 52.98% (+5.96%)
  11/04/1958 IA District 5 Won 52.28% (+4.55%)
  06/02/1958 IA District 5 - D Primary Won 30.67% (+5.31%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IA US President - D Caucus - Feb 03, 2020 D Joe Biden
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject