H. Allen Smith (California)

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H. Allen Smith (October 8, 1909 – June 4, 1998) was a Republican representative from California.

Born in Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, October 8, 1909, (Ronald Reagan's boyhood hometown) Smith was an F.B.I. agent and later a member of the California State Assembly from 1949 to 1956, a Presidential Elector for California in 1956, and a representative from California's 20th congressional district from 1957 to 1973. He was also a delegate from California to the Republican National Convention in 1960. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. He died in Glendale on June 4, 1998, and is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Carl Hinshaw
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 20th congressional district

1957–1973
Succeeded by
Carlos J. Moorhead