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BENTSEN, Kenneth E., Jr. (1959-)

BENTSEN, KENNETH E., JR., (nephew of Lloyd Millard Bentsen), a Representative from Texas; born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., June 3, 1959; graduated from Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Mass., 1977; B.A., University of St. Thomas, Houston, Tex., 1982; M.P.A., American University, Washington, D.C., 1985; staff, United States Representative Ronald D. Coleman of Texas, 1983-1987; associate staff, United States House Committee on Appropriations, 1985-1987; investment banker; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate.

The University of Texas at Austin
Briscoe Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: 1994-2002, 115 feet.
The papers of Kenneth Bentsen include legislative files, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and video recordings. These papers document the Congressional career and electoral campaigns of Kenneth E. Bentsen. The collection contains his legislative correspondence, as well as materials pertaining to budget legislation and campaign finance reform. Bentsen’s legislative files are organized by session of Congress. Furthermore, the papers contain material pertaining to Bentsen’s campaigns for office. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.