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Robert Charles Krueger

Robert Charles Krueger, American former ambassador, congressman, senator. Board director Catholic Charities, San Antonio, 2001—2005, South Texas Kidney Foundation, 2001—2005; chair Rhodes Scholarship Solution Committee Texas & Louisiana, 2005—2009; Member of Texas Philosophical Society (president 1993), Phi Beta Kappa, Blue Key.

Background

  • Krueger, Robert Charles was born on September 19, 1935 in New Braunfels, Texas, United States. Son of Arlon E. and Faye (Leifeste) Krueger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1957. Master of Arts, Duke University, 1958. Master of Literature, Oxford University, England, 1961.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, England, 1964. Doctor of Literature (honorary), University St. Thomas. D.Pub.Service (honorary), Lycoming University, 2003.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Texas Lutheran University, 2006.

    Career

    • From instructor to associate professor English Duke University, 1961-1972. Vice provost, dean Trinity College Arts and Sciences, Duke University, 1972-1973. Chairman board Comal Hosiery Mills, 1973-1975.

      Partner Krueger Brangus Ranch, 1974-1986. Member 94th-95th Congresses from 21st Texas district, 1975-1979. United States ambassador-at-large, coordinator for Mexico affairs, 1979-1981.

      President Krueger Associates, 1981-1991. Bentsen professor government-business relations Lyndon B. Johnson School, University Texas, 1985-1986. Tsanoff professor public affairs Rice University, 1986-1988.

      Distinguished lecturer Southern Methodist University, 1991. Commissioner Texas R.R. Commission, 1991—1993. United States senator from Texas, 1993-1994.

      Ambassador to Burundi, 1994-1996. Ambassador to Botswana, 1996—2000. Special representative of secretary of state Southern Africa Development Community, 1998—2000.

      Research fellow Merton College Oxford (England) University, 2000—2001. Consultant on national and international business and foreign affairs, since 2001. Speaker in field; member chancellor's board advisors University Illinois Medical Center.

      Board director ViadCorp. Visiting distinguished professor University Texas, Austin, 2003—2005, Texas State University, San Marcos, 2002—2006.

    Membership

    Board director Catholic Charities, San Antonio, 2001—2005, South Texas Kidney Foundation, 2001—2005. Chair Rhodes Scholarship Solution Committee Texas & Louisiana, 2005—2009. Member of Texas Philosophical Society (president 1993), Phi Beta Kappa, Blue Key.

    Connections

    • Life partner Kathleen Tobin Krueger. Children: Mariana, Sarah, Christian.
    • father: Arlon E. Krueger
    • mother: Faye (Leifeste) Krueger
    • children: Mariana Krueger
    • Sarah Krueger
    • Christian Krueger
    Robert Charles Krueger
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    Born September 19, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1958
      Duke University
    • 1961
      Oxford University
    • 1964
      Oxford University
    • 2003
      Lycoming University
    • 2006
      Texas Lutheran University
    • 2001
      research fellow, Merton College Oxford (England) University
    • 1961 - 1972
      From instructor, to associate professor English Duke University
    • 1972 - 1973
      vice provost
    • 1973 - 1975
      chairman, board Comal Hosiery Mills
    • 1974 - 1986
      partner, Krueger Brangus Ranch
    • 1975 - 1979
      member, 94th-95th Congresses from 21st Texas district
    • 1979 - 1981
      United States ambassador, for Mexico affairs
    • 1979 - 1981
      coordinator, for Mexico affairs
    • 1981 - 1991
      president, Krueger Associates
    • 1985 - 1986
      Bentsen professor, government-business relations Lyndon B. Johnson School
    • 1986 - 1988
      Tsanoff professor, public affairs Rice University
    • 1991
      Distinguished lecturer, Southern Methodist University
    • 1991 - 1993
      commissioner Texas R.R. Commission
    • 1993 - 1994
      United States senator from Texas
    • 1994 - 1996
      ambassador, to Burundi
    • 1996
      ambassador, to Botswana
    • 1998
      special representative of secretary, of state Southern Africa Development Community
    • 2001
      consultant, on national and international business and foreign affairs
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