Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a collegiate and professional football player. A Republican, he served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, having previously served nine terms as a congressman for Western New York's 31st congressional district from 1971 to 1989. He was the Republican Party's ... more »
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''Health care amounts to l4% of our GNPa lot of money. It is the size of the Italian economy. And the president turned it over to his wife.''Jack Kemp (b. 1935), U.S. Republican congressman from New York, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. National Press Club (November 21, 1994).