Famous Jewish GI's: Senator Warren Rudman

Senator Warren Rudman as he appears on the cover of his book


Warren Rudman, a Republican Senator from New Hampshire, was also a Jewish GI!

Warren B. Rudman was born on May 18, 1930, in New Hampshire. Warren recieved his B.S. from Syracuse University in 1952 and was commisioned as an officer in the U.S. Army with the rank of 2nd lieutenant. Rudman saw combat during the Korean War. He was a platoon commander and company commander. Warren was discharged with the rank of captain.

Warren then became a successful attorney, and in 1970, he was appointed Attorney General of New Hampshire. Rudman served in the U.S. Senate from 1980-1992. During this time period, he was appointed to the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Intelligence Committee, the Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Senator Rudman is best known for co-authoring the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction law and cross-examing Oliver North during the Iran-Contra hearings.

Warren Rudman became one of Senator John McCain's leading supporters when McCain was running for the 2000 Republican Presidential nomination.

Warren currently resides in Nashua, New Hampshire.

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