Kemp, Jack

Professional football player, Congressman, Presidential Cabinet member, 1996 GOP VP candidate

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(1935-2009) Republican US politician, collegiate & professional football player. HUD Secretary 1989-93 (G. H. W. Bush), NY US Rep 1971-89. Contender for 1988 GOP presidential nomination, 1996 GOP VP candidate with Bob Dole. Professional quarterback for 13 years in the NFL & Canadian Football League, became a star in the American Football League (AFL). Captain of both the San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills, AFL MVP 1965 after leading the Bills to a 2nd consecutive championship. Played in the AFL for all 10 years of its existence, appeared in AFL All-Star game 7 times, played in championship game 5 times, and set many league career passing records. Co-founded AFL Players Association, served 5 terms as president. An economic conservative, Kemp advocated low taxes and supply-side policies in his political career. His positions ranged from conservative opposition to abortion to his libertarian advocacy of immigration reform. He was a notable influence upon the Reagan agenda and architect of the 1981 Economic Recovery Tax Act, the Kemp–Roth tax cut. Posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 by President Obama. ISP, 10 x 8 ¾ b&w bust portait with sentiment.

Condition: Very good
Type:Photograph






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