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Robert H. Kraus

Robert H. Kraus, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1965, District of Columbia 1965. Recipient William D. Mason Distinguished Service award Fanwood-Scotch Plains Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977.


  • Kraus, Robert H. was born on May 10, 1939 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry and Alice R. Kraus.

  • Education

    • AB, Rutgers University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1964.


    • Associate Lowenstein & Sandler, Newark, 1966—1969, Johnstone & O'Dwyer, Westfield, 1969—1970, Shear & Kraus, Scotch Plains, 1971, Leib, Kraus, Grispin & Roth, Scotch Plains, 1972—2007, Schiller & Pittenger, from 2007. General partner Flemington Trade Center, LLC, from 1985, Woodland Estates Partnership, RVS/RHK Company, LLC, Scotch Plains, 1987—2001, Fanwood Plaza Partners, LLC, from 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1965, District of Columbia 1965.


    Board directors, trustee Fanwood Scotch Plains Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1976. Trustee Scotch Plains-Fanwood Scholarship Foundation, 1982-1988, treasurer. Trustee Fanwood Community Foundation, 1998^.

    Chairman Rotary-Garbe Foundation, Inc., since 1994. Captain United States Army, 1965-1966. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Union County Bar Association, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association (general manager, coach 1977-1983).


    • Married Carol A. Gerry, June 10, 1961. Children: William R., Karen B., Kathryn L.
    • father: Henry Kraus
    • mother: Alice R. Kraus
    • spouse: Carol A. Gerry
    • children: William R. Kraus
    • Karen B. Kraus
    • Kathryn L. Kraus
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    Died February 11, 2009
    (aged 69)