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Arthur Herman Kowert, American publisher. Recipient Road Hand award Texas Department Transportation, Austin, 1986, Lifetime Achievement in Journalism award Headliners Foundation Texas, Austin, 1996; named Outstanding Business Man in Fredericksburg, Chamber of Commerce, 1988, Texas Public of Year, Texas Press Association, Austin, 1994.

Background

Kowert, Arthur Herman was born on July 4, 1911 in Staunton, Illinois, United States. Son of Herman G. T. and Mathilde (Schuricht) Kowert.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1934.

Career

Advertising manager, editor, managing editor, public, Fredericksburg (Texas) Std./Radio Post, since 1934. President South Texas Press Association, San Antonio, 1944-1945, Texas Press Association, Austin, 1953-1954.

Membership

Past president Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, Boy Scout District, Fredericksburg Indiana School District, Bethany Lutheran Church. Member Fredericksburg Lions Club (secretary, president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, bird watching, yard work.

Connections

Married Elise Louise Weber, November 11, 1937. Children: Bruce A., Nancy L. Kowert Dreber.

father:
Herman G. T. Kowert

mother:
Mathilde (Schuricht) Kowert

spouse:
Elise Louise Weber

children:
Bruce A. Kowert

Nancy L. Kowert Dreber Kowert