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association executive and military officer

Robert Frank Ensslin, was American association executive and military officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, P.U.C., Legion of Merit, M.S.M., Association of Researchers in Construction Management.


Ensslin,, Robert Frank was born on February 22, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Robert Frank Senior and Pauline (Harper) Ensslin.


Bachelor in Art, University North Carolina, 1950. Graduate, Field Artillery Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1952. Graduate, United States Army Command Staff College, 1969.

Graduate, United States Army War College, 1978.


Commissioned, United States Army, 1952;advanced through grades to major general, United States Army, 1992;sales and advisory manager, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Durham North Carolina and Tampa, Florida, 1953-1960;vice president, Louis Benito Advertising, Tampa, 1960-1967;president, Ensslin & Hall Advertising, Tampa, 1967-1981;adjutant general, Florida National Guard, St. Augustine, Florida, 1982-1992;executive director, National Guard Association United States, Washington, 1992-1995. Chair military advising committee Office of Governor, Tallahassee, Florida, 1982-1992.


President Guidance Center of Hillsborough, Tampa, 1964, American Cancer Society, Tampa, 1968. Governor Florida Advertising Federation, 1964-1965. Member research forces policy board Department Defense, Washington, 1987-1990.

President Merchant's Association Florida, 1963-1964. Member VA Veterans Cemetery Board, since 1999. Member American Association Advertising Agencies (board directors 1978-1981), Association of the United States Army (trustee 1985-1991, director Sunshine chapter), National Guard Association United States (secretary 1986-1988, vice president 1988-1990, president 1990-1992, executive director), Army and Navy Club.


Married Fae Finter, September 29, 1951. Children: Robert III, Clyde, Paul, John.

Robert Frank Senior Ensslin,

Pauline (Harper) Ensslin,

Fae Finter

Robert III Ensslin,

Clyde Ensslin,

Paul Ensslin,

John Ensslin,