Frank Smizik

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Frank Smizik
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 15th Norfolk District
Assumed office
Preceded by Ronny Sydney
Personal details
Born (1944-09-04) September 4, 1944 (age 70)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Residence Brookline, Massachusetts
Alma mater University of Pittsburgh, B.A, 1966
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1971
Occupation Attorney

Frank Israel Smizik (born September 4, 1944 in Pittsburgh) is an American attorney and politician who has represented the 15th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 2001.[1] He is the current Chair of the House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change .[2]

Prior to being elected to the House, Smizik was a member of the Brookline, Massachusetts School Committee from 1992 to 2000 and was a member of the Brookline Housing Authority from 1982 to 1992.[1][2]

Smizik ran unopposed for his MA legislative seat until 2014, when he defeated Republican challenger Curt Myers 80%-20%.

For twenty-five years, Smizik worked as a legal services lawyer addressing housing and other civil issues facing low income persons.[2]


  1. ^ a b 2007-2008 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  2. ^ a b c "Frank I. Smizik". The 187th General Court of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The General Court. Retrieved 30 July 2011.