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also known as Edward E. Kaufman

Federal official , senator

Ted Kaufman, federal official, former United States Senator from Delaware.


Kaufman, Ted was born on March 15, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Manuel and Helen Carroll Kaufman.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, 1966.


Chief of staff to Senator Joseph Biden United States Senate, 1973—1994. Senior lecturing fellow Duke University School Law, since 1991. Senior advisory to Joseph Biden Obama/Biden Presidential Campaign, 2008.

President Public Strategies, Wilmington, Delaware, 1995—2008. United States Senator from Delaware, 2009—2010. Member United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 2009—2010, United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 2009—2010, United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 2009—2010, United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 2009—2010, United States Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, 2009—2010.

Chair Congressional Oversight Panel Overseeing Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), since 2010. Chief of staff Joseph Biden Presidential Campaign, 1987. Member Broadcasting Board Governors, 1995—2009.

Member advisory board Obama-Biden Transition Project, 2008. Co-chair V.P. Elect Joseph Biden's Transition Team, 2008.


Married Lynne Mayo, 1960. Children: Elizabeth Kelly, Murry Carroll, Margaret Lynne.

Manuel Kaufman

Helen Carroll Kaufman

Lynne Mayo

Elizabeth Kelly Kaufman

Murry Carroll Kaufman

Margaret Lynne Kaufman