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Richard Albert Klaerner

hotel executive.

Richard Albert Klaerner, American hotel executive. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II; Member American (director, liaison committee, peopte-to-people committee), Texas (chairman industrial education committee) hotel associations, Texas Restaurant Association (director), liaison committee), Galveston Chamber of Commerce; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Klaerner, Richard Albert was born on December 1, 1908 in New Braunfels, Texas, United States. Son of Otto and Angel (Beueche) Klaerner.

Education

1 daughter, Ruth Elaine.

Career

With National Hotel Company, Galveston, Texas, 1931-1966, executive vice president, general manager, 1960-1961, president, 1961-1966. President Baker Hotel of Dallas, Inc., Gal-Texas Hotel Corporation, Indiana Hotel Company, Hotel Wade Hampton, Inc., W. Texas Hotel Company. Executive vice president Jean LaFitte Hotel Company, Texas National Hotel Company Treasurer Galveston Convention and Tourist Bureau.

Member special gifts committee National Conference Christians and Jews. Member of national advising committee Job Corps, Job Corps Training School, Camp Gary, Texas Director Galveston Marine Aquarium, Moody House.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Member American (director, liaison committee, peopte-to-people committee), Texas (chairman industrial education committee) hotel associations, Texas Restaurant Association (director), liaison committee), Galveston Chamber of Commerce. Mason (Shriner).

Connections

Married Elaine Powell, August, 1942.

father:
Otto Klaerner

mother:
Angel (Beueche) Klaerner

spouse:
Elaine Powell