Ted Kaufman

American politician and businessman (born 1939)

Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman (born March 15, 1939) is an American politician. He was a U.S. Senator from Delaware.[1] He used to work for Joe Biden[2] when Biden was a Senator. Kaufman replaced Biden as Senator when Biden became Vice President of the United States in 2009.

Ted Kaufman
Chairperson of the Congressional Oversight Panel
In office
October 6, 2010 – April 3, 2011
DeputyDamon Silvers
Preceded byElizabeth Warren
Succeeded byPosition abolished
United States Senator
from Delaware
In office
January 15, 2009 – November 15, 2010
Appointed byRuth Ann Minner
Preceded byJoe Biden
Succeeded byChris Coons
Personal details
Edward E. Kaufman

(1939-03-15) March 15, 1939 (age 85)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Lynne Kaufman
Alma materDuke University
University of Pennsylvania


  1. "Senator Ted Kaufman — Senator for Delaware: Press Room - In The News". Kaufman.senate.gov. 2009-07-15. Archived from the original on 2010-07-12. Retrieved 2010-07-12.
  2. Cillizza, Chris. "The Fix - Minner Appoints Biden Aide to Senate". Voices.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2010-07-12.