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Robert William Kotzebue. Sr.

Robert William Kotzebue, Sr., American air conditioning company executive. Served to captain C.E., United States Army, 1941-1945. Registered professional engineer Texas.

Background

  • Sr., Robert William Kotzebue, was born on March 28, 1909 in Moulton, Texas, United States. Son of George William and Adelia (Helmcamp) K.

  • Education

    • Educated high school, Frigidaire Air Conditioning Engineering Schools, 1934-1936.

    Career

    • Manager air conditioning department Straus-Frank Company, San Antonio, 1934-1941. Partner Bell-Kotzebue Company, Inc., wholesale distributors, San Antonio, 1945-1960. Owner, operator Kotzebue Distributing Company, San Antonio, 1960-1984, chairman board, 1968-1984, retired, 1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Served to captain C.E., United States Army, 1941-1945. Registered professional engineer Texas. Clubs: Oak Hills Country, St. Anthony.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lou Wanek, May 18, 1929. Children– Robert William, Kenneth Lee.
    • father: George William K.
    • mother: Adelia (Helmcamp) K.
    • spouse: Mary Lou Wanek
    • children: Robert William Senior
    • Kenneth Lee Senior
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