Theodore R. Kupferman

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Theodore Roosevelt Kupferman (May 12, 1920 – September 23, 2003) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Kupferman was born in New York City. He graduated from City College of New York and Columbia Law School. He was a member of the legal department of Warner Bros. Pictures from 1943 until 1948 and from 1949 until 1951. He was a member of NBC's legal department from 1951 until 1953. He was an assistant and adjunct professor of law at New York Law School from 1959 until 1964. He was in the New York City Council from 1962 until 1966. He was elected to Congress in 1966 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John V. Lindsay, defeating William vanden Heuvel, and served from February 8, 1966 until January 3, 1969. In the fall of 1966 Congressman Kupferman proposed a special committee to review the Warren Commission's work and conclusions, but nothing ever came of it. He was a justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1969 until 1996.


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New York City Council
Preceded by
Stanley M. Isaacs
New York City Council, 20th District
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Cuite
Preceded by
New York City Council, 2nd District
Succeeded by
Woodward Kingman
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John V. Lindsay
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 17th congressional district

Succeeded by
Edward I. Koch