Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
SMITH, H. Allen (1909-1998)

SMITH, H. ALLEN, a Representative from California; born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., October 8, 1909; attended Hollywood High School, Los Angeles, Calif.; attended the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif; A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1930; LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1933; admitted to the California state bar, 1934; lawyer, private practice; Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1935-1942; business executive; member of the California state assembly, 1948-1956; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1960, 1964, and 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1973); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; died on June 4, 1998, in Glendale, Calif.; interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif.

California State Archives
Sacramento, CA
Oral History: In the Leroy C. Hardy Interview, 1989, 244 pages.
Subjects include H. Allen Smith.

Oral History: In the Howard J. Thelin Interview, 1987, 215 pages.
Subjects include H. Allen Smith.


Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: In the Curtis Brown Collection, 1965, 1 letter. (May 4, 1965) in the Curtis Brown collection.
A letter from H. Allen Smith concerning personal business written on May 4, 1965. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Martin Mayer Collection, 1967, 1 letter. (August 14, 1967) in the Martin Mayer collection.
Persons represented include H. Allen Smith. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Schang Collection, n.d., 2 items.
A visiting card from H. Allen Smith with an undated note. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the W.A. Swanberg Papers, ca.1927-1992, 36 linear feet.
Subjects include H. Allen Smith.

Papers: In the Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-1985, 125 linear feet.
Persons represented include H. Allen Smith. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.