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Ken Kramer

(1942 - )

Kenneth Bentley "Ken" Kramer is a Jewish American politician and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Kramer (born February 19, 1942) was born in the Chicago suburbs. He recieved his B.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 1963 and earned his J.D. from the Harvard Law School in 1966. Kramer served in United States Army from 1967 to 1970.

From 1973 to 1978, Kramer served as a state representative in the Colorado general assembly. In November 1978, he was elected as a Republican to represent Colorado's 5th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was subsequently re-elected three times and served until January 1987. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1986, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate;.

In 1988 and 1989, Kramer served as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management. In 1989 he was appointed as an Associate Judge in the United States Court of Veterans Appeals, a position from which he retired in 2004.

Kramer lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sources: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress; Wikipedia