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Neal Smith

AKA Neal Edward Smith

Born: 23-Mar-1920
Birthplace: Hedrick, IA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Iowa, 1959-95

Military service: US Army Air Corps (bomber pilot, 1942-45)

Defeated in 1994 by Greg Ganske.

Wife: Beatrice Haven (one son, one daughter)
Son: Doug
Daughter: Sharon

    University: University of Missouri (attended 1945-46)
    University: Syracuse University (attended 1946-48)
    Law School: Drake University (1950)

    US Congressman, Iowa 4th (1973-95)
    US Congressman, Iowa 5th (1959-73)
    Iowa State Official Chairman, Welfare Board, Polk County, IA (1953-54)
    Iowa State Official Assistant County Attorney, Polk County, IA (1951-52)
    Disabled American Veterans
    Gore 2000
    Iowa State Bar Association 1950
    Purple Heart
    Air Medal

Author of books:
Mr. Smith Went to Washington: From Eisenhower to Clinton (1996)

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