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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.

Works

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

spouse:
Kathleen Tobin Krueger

children:
Mariana Krueger

Sarah Krueger

Christian Krueger