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Robert Earl Loftus

cataract and ocular implant surgery consultant

Robert Earl Loftus, American cataract and ocular implant surgery consultant. Recipient citations Lions Club, 1977, 76, Society Venezuelan Opthalmology, 1983. Served with United States Army, 1943.; Member American College Ophthalm. Surgeons (advisory board since 1987), Halum-Arnold Eye Foundation (vice president 1981-1985, director since 1981), Phi Kappa Tau.

Background

Loftus, Robert Earl was born on August 5, 1922 in Belvedere, Illinois, United States. Son of Frederick Charles and Bertha Belle (Allen) Loftus.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy., University Chicago, 1947. Doctor of Letters, University Barcelona (Spain), 1977.

Midwest regional manager Warren-Teed Company, Minneapolis, 1950-1964. Eastern divisional manager Wesley-Jessen, Chicago, 1964-1972. Director educational services House of Vision, Chicago, 1972-1974, Cavitron Surgical Systems, Atlanta, 1974-1979.

Assistant to president Intermedica/Intraocular, Inc., Pasadena, California, 1979-1986. Assistant to president Pharmacia Ophthalmics, since 1986. Consultant Charing Cross Medical Center, London, 1975-1979, Lucknow Medical Center (India), 1978, Goethe University, Frankfurt, West Germany, 1977, Society Ophthalmology, Rio de Janiero, 1983, others.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1943. Member American College Ophthalm. Surgeons (advisory board since 1987), Halum-Arnold Eye Foundation (vice president 1981-1985, director since 1981), Phi Kappa Tau.

Connections

Married Marjorie Lucille Miller, June 30, 1945. Children– Steven Robert, Charles Webber, David Kendall, Barbara Dianne.

father:
Frederick Charles Loftus

mother:
Bertha Belle (Allen) Loftus

spouse:
Marjorie Lucille Miller

children:
Steven Robert Loftus

Charles Webber Loftus

David Kendall Loftus

Barbara Dianne Loftus