KRAMER, Kenneth Bentley, (1942 - )


KRAMER, Kenneth Bentley, a Representative from Colorado; born in Chicago, Ill., February 19, 1942; graduated from Miles Township High School, Skokie, Ill., 1959; B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill., 1963; J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1966; admitted to the Illinois bar in 1966 and, Colorado bar in 1969; lawyer, private practice; United States Army, 1967-1970; deputy district attorney, Office of District Attorney, Fourth Judicial District, 1970-1972; member of the Colorado state general assembly, 1973-1978; delegate, Colorado State Republican conventions, 1974-1986; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management, 1988-1989; Associate Judge, United States Court of Veterans Appeals, October 1989-2000; Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims, 2000-2004; is a resident of Arlington,. Va.