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Railroad executive

Robert Gustave Gehrz, American railroad executive. Bar: Wisconsin 1941, Minnesota 1951. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member State Bar Association Wisconsin, Minnesota Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, Minneapolis Athletic Club.

Background

Gehrz, Robert Gustave was born on July 9, 1915 in Milwaukee. Son of Gustave Gerhardt and Paula (Frey) Gehrz.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1938; Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1941.

Career

Legal editor, West Public Company, St. Paul, 1947-1952; attorney, Soo Line Railroad Company, Minneapolis, 1952-1957; general attorney, Soo Line Railroad Company, 1957-1959; general solicitor, Soo Line Railroad Company, 1959-1979; vice president, general counsel, Soo Line Railroad Company, 1979-1980; retired, Soo Line Railroad Company, 1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1941, Minnesota 1951.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member State Bar Association Wisconsin, Minnesota Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, Minneapolis Athletic Club.

Connections

Married Mary Gilbert Laubscher, February 12, 1944. Children: Robert Douglas, Richard Campbell, William Rolfe, Elizabeth Hart, Thomas Frank, James Charles.

father:
Gustave Gerhardt Gehrz

mother:
Paula (Frey) Gehrz

spouse:
Mary Gilbert Laubscher

child:
James Charles Gehrz

child:
Thomas Frank Gehrz

child:
William Rolfe Gehrz

child:
Richard Campbell Gehrz

child:
Robert Douglas Gehrz

child:
Elizabeth Hart Gehrz