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Fred Mark Kuhlmann, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1973. Recipient Distinguished Leadership award Lutheran Association for Higher Education, 1981.


Kuhlmann, Fred Mark was born on April 9, 1948 in St. Louis. Son of Frederick Louis and Mildred (Southworth) Kuhlmann.


AB summa cum laude, Washington University, St. Louis, 1970. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1973.


Associate attorney Stolar, Heitzmann & Eder, St. Louis, 1973-1975. From tax counsel to staff vice president McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1975—1987, senior vice president, general counsel, 1991—1997. Executive vice president McDonnell Douglas Health Systems Company, 1987—1989.

President McDonnell Douglas Systems Integration Company, 1989—1991. Of counsel Bryan Cave, St. Louis, 1997-1998. President Systems Service Enterprises, 1998—2004, co-Chief Executive Officer, 2004—2008, vice. chairman, since 2008.

Board directors Republic Health Corporation, Dallas, 1988-1990, Grace Place Retreats, since 2005, secretary, 2009-2010, vice-chairman, since 2011. Member governing board Lutheran Medical Center, 1989-1995, chairman, 1990-1992.


  • Bar: Missouri 1973.


Board directors Lutheran Charities Association, 1982-1991, secretary 1984-1986, chairman 1986-1989. Elder Lutheran Church of Resurrection, 1977-1980. Member Regents Council Concordia Seminary, 1981-1984.

Chairman cub scout pack 459 Boy Scouts American, 1984-1986. Board directors Lutheran High School Association, 1978-1984, 91-97, president 1992-1997, long range planning committee 1990-1992, chairman alumni association, 1981. Chairman North Star district Boy Scouts American, 1990-1993.

Board directors Municipal Theatre Association, St. Louis, since 1991. Chairman long range planning committee St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1988-1991, 98-2001, president, 1996-1997, 2002-2003. Board directors, member executive committee United Way of Greater St. Louis, 1994-1997, chairman Vanguard division, 1994-1997.

Member ambassador council Lutheran Family and Children's Services of St. Louis, since 1998. Board directors Lutheran Foundation St. Louis, 1998-2008, chairman, 2004-2006. Member advisory board Webster University Business and Technology School, 1999-2001.

Member bd managers worker benefit plans Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 2001-2010, vice-chairman, 2006-2010. Board directors KFUO Radio Arts Board, 2005-2009, Thrivent Finance for Luths., 2006-2009, vice chairman, 2009-2010, chair governance committee, since 2011. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis, Bellerive Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, racquetball.


Married Barbara Jane Nierman, December 30, 1970. Children: F. Matthew, Sarah Ann Morgan.

Frederick Louis Kuhlmann

Mildred (Southworth) Kuhlmann

Barbara Jane Nierman

F. Matthew Kuhlmann

Sarah Ann Morgan Kuhlmann