Christopher Henry Smith is a Representative from New Jersey. He was born in Rahway, N.J. on March 4, 1953.
He received his B.S. from Trenton State College in 1975. Afterwards he worked as a businessman for a family sporting goods company.
He was a legislative agent for New Jersey state legislature in 1979, before being elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the eighteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-present);
He chaired the Committee on Veterans Affairs from the One Hundred Seventh through One Hundred Eighth Congresses.