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Robert Cramer's Biography
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Robert 'Bud' E. Cramer
Widowed; 1 Daughter: Hollan C. Gaines
JD, University of Alabama School of Law, 1972
BA, English, University of Alabama, 1969
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1991-2008.
Appalachian Region Committee Caucus
Co-Founder, Blue Dog Coalition
Coalition for Autism Research and Education
Congressional Arts Caucus
Co Chair/Co Founder, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
Co Chair, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
New Democrat Coalition
The Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamines
The Congressional Childhood Muscular Dystrophy Caucus
The Congressional Children's Caucus
The Congressional Correctional Officers Caucus
The Congressional Croatian Caucus
The Congressional Diabetes Caucus
The Congressional E-911 Caucus
The Congressional Entertainment Caucus
The Congressional Fire Services Caucus
The Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus
The Congressional Internet Caucus
The Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus
The Congressional Missile Defense Caucus
The Congressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus
The Congressional Public Broadcasting Caucus
The Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
The Congressional Steel Caucus
The Congressional Travel & Tourism Caucus
The Congressional Wind Hazard Caucus
Instructor, University of Alabama School of Law
District Attorney, Madison County, Alabama, 1981-1991
Captain, United States Army Reserve, 1976-1978
Assistant District Attorney, 1973-1975
Director of Clinical Studies Program, 1972-1973
2nd Lieutenant, United States Army, 1972
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Alabama District Attorney's Association
American Bar Association National Legal Resource Center for Child Advocacy and Protection
Advisory Board Member, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Founder, National Children's Advocacy Center
Member, Sunday School Teacher, Methodist Church
-Von Braun Memorial Award for Space Exploration, National Space Club, 2002
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