Kemp, Jack, 1935-2009

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  • 1935, July 13: Born, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1957: B.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1957 - 1969 : Professional football player
  • 1958: Married Joanne Main Served in United States Army
  • 1958 - 1962 : Served in United States Army Reserve
  • 1967: Special assistant to governor of California, Ronald Reagan
  • 1969: Staff member, Republican National Committee
  • 1971 - 1989 : Member, United States House of Representatives; chairman of the House Republican Conference, 1986-1987
  • 1976: Published with Les Aspin, How Much Defense Spending Is Enough? Washington: American Enterprise Institute
  • 1979: Published An American Renaissance: A Strategy for the 1980s. New York: Harper & Row
  • 1984: Published An American Idea: Ending Limits to Growth. Washington: American Studies Center
  • 1989 - 1993 : Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • 1993 - 2004 : Cofounded Empower America, which merged with Citizens of a Sound Economy to form Freedom Works in 2004
  • 1995 - 1996 : Chairman, National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform
  • 1996: Unsuccessful candidate as vice president of the United States Published with Bob Dole, Trusting the People: The Dole-Kemp Plan to Free the Economy and Create a Better America: Balance the Budget, Cut Taxes 15%, Raise Wages. New York: Harper Collins
  • 2001: Cofounded Foundation for the Defense of Democracies to counter terrorist propaganda; chairman from 2001-2007
  • circa 2002 - 2009 : Chairman, Kemp Partners, Inc., consulting firm, Washington, D.C.
  • 2005: Resigned from Freedom Works Cochair, Council on Foreign Relations task force on Russia
  • 2007: Named cochair of Lincoln Bicentennial Cabinet
  • 2009, May 2: Died, Bethesda, Md.
  • 2009, Aug. 12: Posthumously awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

From the guide to the Jack Kemp Papers, 1924-2009, (bulk 1963-1996), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

U.S. cabinet officer, U.S. representative from New York, and football player. Full name: John French Kemp, Jr. Born 1935; died 2009.

From the description of Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009 (bulk 1963-1996). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 731537166

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kemp, Jack. Tickets, 1996. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Paul Gann Archive, 1978-1986 California State Library
creatorOf Kemp, Jack, 1935-2009. Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009 (bulk 1963-1996) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 1931 - 2003. Main Photographic Print File of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
referencedIn Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998. Terry Sanford Papers, 1926-1996 (bulk 1986-1992) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-. Papers of James J. Kilpatrick [manuscript], 1959-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations (Nixon Administration). 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations. 2/16/1971 - 7/18/1973. Oval Office tape number 574
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Chronological Files
referencedIn Petri, Thomas E. Papers, 1973-1978. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Travel Files
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Alphabetical Files
creatorOf Gregg, Hugh, 1917-. Jack Kemp collection : 1984-2000 (bulk 1985-1994). NHAIS, NH Automated Information System
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Books Files
referencedIn James A. Baker III Oral History collection, 1991-2016 Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
creatorOf Kemp, Jack, 1935-2009. Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009 (bulk 1963-1996) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Betty Ubbins' Financial Files
creatorOf Kemp, Jack. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Evans, Rowland, 1921-2001. Rowland Evans Jr. and Robert D. Novak papers, 1948-2008. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Travel Schedule Files
referencedIn Díaz Alejandro, Carlos Federico. Carlos Federico Díaz Alejandro papers, 1957-1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Livingston, Joseph A. Papers, 1942-1988. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
Jack Kemp Papers
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Recommendation Files
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Daily Schedules Files
creatorOf Hart, Jeffrey Peter, 1930-. Papers, 1982-2005. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Jack Kemp's Appointment Files
referencedIn 8/6/81, Pres. Anwar Sadat and Rep. Jim Wright (T-30123) Jimmy Carter Library
creatorOf Kemp, Jack. Jack Kemp : commercials, 1988. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. William A. Dal Col's Travel Files
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 1931 - 2003. Central Photograph Files
referencedIn Jack F. Kemp with Ned Regan and infantry drill team photographs, [between 1972 and 1978] Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Records of the Project on the Status and Education of Women (Association of American Colleges), (inclusive), (bulk), 1969-1991, 1971-1985 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 1931 - 2003. HUD Photographic Print File Card Index
referencedIn William Lucas Papers, 1965-1986, 1975-1986 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Sharon Zelaska's Subject Files
creatorOf Jack Kemp Papers. 1964 - 1996. Betty Ubbins' Administrative Files
referencedIn Carlos Federico Diaz Alejandro Papers, 1957-1985. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Democratic Socialists of America Audiocassette Collection, 1976-1996 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs (N.Y.). Records, 1907-1996 (bulk 1960-1996). Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Records, 1986-1990 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Political ephemera, 1986-1998. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn United States. White House Office of Appointments and Scheduling. President's Daily Diary Entry, January 16, 1990 George Bush Library
referencedIn Women's Economic Round Table. Records, 1976-2005 (bulk: 1978-2004) Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn William Safire Papers, 1949-2009 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn United States. White House Office of Appointments and Scheduling. President's Daily Diary Entry, January 22, 1991 George Bush Library
referencedIn Jack F. Kemp for Congress billboard photograph, [between 1970 and 1980] Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Football League. corporateBody
associatedWith American Football League. Players Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Arnett, Grace-Marie. person
correspondedWith Backlin, James P. person
correspondedWith Baker, James Addison, 1930- person
associatedWith Baker, James Addison, 1930- person
associatedWith Brunette, Mary Shannon, 1960- person
associatedWith Buffalo Bills (Football team) corporateBody
associatedWith Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs (N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Buoniconti, Nicholas Anthony, 1940- person
correspondedWith Bush, George, 1924- person
correspondedWith Cheney, Richard B. person
correspondedWith Clinton, Bill, 1946- person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic Socialists of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Díaz Alejandro, Carlos Federico. person
correspondedWith Dobson, James C., 1936- person
correspondedWith Durant, William Clark, 1949- person
associatedWith Empower America (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Evans, Rowland, 1921-2001. person
correspondedWith Fahrenkoph, Frank J. person
correspondedWith Falwell, Jerry person
associatedWith Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense. corporateBody
associatedWith Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense. corporateBody
associatedWith Gann, Paul, 1912-1989 person
associatedWith Gore, Albert, 1948- person
associatedWith Hart, Jeffrey Peter, 1930- person
associatedWith Harvard Law School Republicans corporateBody
associatedWith Kemp family. family
associatedWith Kemp family. family
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920- person
correspondedWith Kristol, Irving person
associatedWith Livingston, Joseph A. person
correspondedWith Lott, Trent, 1941- person
associatedWith Lucas, William, 1928- person
associatedWith Mueller, John D. person
associatedWith National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. person
associatedWith Petri, Thomas E. person
associatedWith Project on the Status and Education of Women (Association of American Colleges) person
correspondedWith Reagan, Ronald person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Rozelle, Pete person
associatedWith Safire, William, 1929-2009 person
correspondedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
correspondedWith Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 person
correspondedWith Secchia, Peter F., 1937- person
correspondedWith Shula, Don, 1930- person
correspondedWith Shultz, George Pratt, 1920- person
associatedWith Soviet Union. Treaties, etc. United States, 1987 December 8. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Bipartisan Commission on Central America. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Oklahoma. Political Commercial Archive. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wanniski, Jude, 1936- person
correspondedWith Weber, Vin person
correspondedWith Wilson, Ralph C., 1918- person
correspondedWith Women's Economic Round Table corporateBody
associatedWith Zelaska, Sharon. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Republic of El Salvador 00 SV
Republic of Honduras 00 HN
United States 00 US
Republic of Costa Rica 00 CR
California CA US
New York (State) NY US
Los Angeles CA US
Subject
Political corruption--United States
Presidents--United States--Election
Prayer in the public schools
Presidents--Election--1996
Communism
Enterprise zones--United States
Vice--Presidents--United States--Election
Abortion
Human rights
Vice--Presidential candidates
Elections--United States--1988
Strategic Defense Initiative
Nuclear disarmament--United States
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
Nuclear disarmament
Economic policy
Monetary policy
Elections--United States--1996
Civil rights
Elections--1996
Free enterprise--United States
Taxation
Television advertising
Nuclear disarmament--Soviet Union
Security, International
Elections--1988
Conservatism
Advertising, political
Supply-side economics
Vice-presidents--Election
Economic policy--United States
Free enterprise
Football--United States
Monetary policy--United States
International relations
Education
Taxation--United States
Arms control
Occupation
Football players
Cabinet officers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--New York (State)
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Birth 1935-07-13

Death 2009-05-02

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Americans

English

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