|Full Name||Lamar Smith|
|Education||B.A., American Studies, Yale University, 1969; J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1975|
|Spouse:||Elizabeth Lynn Schaefer|
Lamar Smith represents the 21st District of Texas. He assumed office in 1987.
He is the Ranking Republican of the House Judiciary Committee. He also serves on the House Homeland Security Committee and the House Science and Technology Committee.
He is a member of the House Republican Steering Committee.
He has been named on the â100 most influential people in Washingtonâ b National Journal.
Smith graduated from Yale University and Southern Methodist University School of Law.
He and his wife, Beth, have an adult daughter and son.