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photographer , author , book producer

Robert George Wenkam, American author, photographer, book producer. President Federation Western Outdoor Clubs, Seattle, 1970; chairman, organizer Sierra Club, Honolulu, 1963, Save Diamond Head, Honolulu, 1965; vice president Mojave National Park Citizens Committee, 1991. Member Society of America Travel Writers (Photographer of Year 1987), Travel Journalists Guild.

Background

Wenkam, Robert George was born on January 1, 1920 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of George and Tillie (Wolf) Wagner.

Education

High school graduate, Oakland.

Career

Civil engineer, Army Corps Engineers, Honolulu, 1941-1946;civil engineer, Bogert Childs Associations, New York City, 1947;architect, designer, City and County of Honolulu, 1948;architect, designer, various architectural firms, Honolulu, 1949;independent photographer, Honolulu, 1949-1976;owner, writer, photographer, Wenkam/Candere Books, Honolulu, since 1976.

Works

Membership

President Federation Western Outdoor Clubs, Seattle, 1970. Chairman, organizer Sierra Club, Honolulu, 1963, Save Diamond Head, Honolulu, 1965. Vice president Mojave National Park Citizens Committee, 1991.

Member Society of America Travel Writers (Photographer of Year 1987), Travel Journalists Guild.

Connections

Children: Chiye, Miyo, Jay, Tad.

father:
George Wagner

mother:
Tillie (Wolf) Wagner

children:
Chiye Wenkam

Miyo Wenkam

Jay Wenkam

Tad Wenkam