Bob Smith (New Hampshire politician)
Robert Clinton Smith (born March 30, 1941) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district from 1985 to 1990 and the state of New Hampshire in the United States Senate from 1990 to 2003.
|United States Senator|
from New Hampshire
December 7, 1990 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Gordon J. Humphrey|
|Succeeded by||John E. Sununu|
|Chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works|
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
|Preceded by||Harry Reid|
|Succeeded by||Jim Jeffords|
November 2, 1999 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||John Chafee|
|Succeeded by||Harry Reid|
|Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Ethics|
January 7, 1997 – November 2, 1999
|Preceded by||Mitch McConnell|
|Succeeded by||Pat Roberts|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New Hampshire's 1st district
January 3, 1985 – December 7, 1990
|Preceded by||Norman D'Amours|
|Succeeded by||Bill Zeliff|
Robert Clinton Smith
March 30, 1941
Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
|Political party||Republican (Before 1999; 2000–present)|
|Alma mater||Lafayette College|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1965–1967 (Active)|
1962–1965, 1967–1969 (Reserve)
He later returned to New Hampshire, where he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2014 Senate election, but lost in the Republican primary by former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Scott Brown.
- "Sen. Cruz Names U.S. Sen. Bob Smith, Congressman Jim Bridenstine, and Texas Sen. Brian Birdwell Co-chairs of Vets for Ted; Bill Connor to Serve as National Director". tedcruz.org. Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- Bob Smith for Senate 2010
- Portsmouth Herald — "Smith makes break, leaves GOP"
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Appearances on C-SPAN