SCHRADER, Kurt, a Representative from Oregon; born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County,
Conn., October 19, 1951; graduated from Champaign Centennial High School,
Champaign, Ill., 1969; B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1973; B.S.,
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1975; D.V.M., University of
Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1977; veterinarian; farmer; member of the
Oregon state house of representatives, 1997-2003; member of the Oregon state
senate, 2003-2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the
four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-present).