Party affiliation: Republican
Robert Earl Loftus, American cataract and ocular implant surgery consultant. Recipient citations Lions Club, 1977, 76, Society Venezuelan Opthalmology, 1983. Served with United States Army, 1943.; Member American College Ophthalm. Surgeons (advisory board since 1987), Halum-Arnold Eye Foundation (vice president 1981-1985, director since 1981), Phi Kappa Tau.
Bachelor of Science, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy., University Chicago, 1947. Doctor of Letters, University Barcelona (Spain), 1977.
Midwest regional manager Warren-Teed Company, Minneapolis, 1950-1964. Eastern divisional manager Wesley-Jessen, Chicago, 1964-1972. Director educational services House of Vision, Chicago, 1972-1974, Cavitron Surgical Systems, Atlanta, 1974-1979.
Assistant to president Intermedica/Intraocular, Inc., Pasadena, California, 1979-1986. Assistant to president Pharmacia Ophthalmics, since 1986. Consultant Charing Cross Medical Center, London, 1975-1979, Lucknow Medical Center (India), 1978, Goethe University, Frankfurt, West Germany, 1977, Society Ophthalmology, Rio de Janiero, 1983, others.