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Robert Lowe Kunzig, American judge. Decorated Army Commendation medal with oak leaf cluster; named to Pennsylvania Young Republican Hall of Fame; recipient 2 awards for distinguished service government Civil Aeronautics Board, 1956, 58; Award for Excellence and Outstanding Performance General Services Administration, 1972; cited by President’s Eisenhower and Nixon.


Kunzig, Robert Lowe was born on October 31, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Weiss and Hilda Elsa (Lowe) Kunzig.


Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1939, Juris Doctor, 1942.


Bar: Pennsylvania bar 1942, Minnesota bar 1961. Co-prosecutor Buchenwald concentration camp case, Germany, 1947. Associate firm Clark, Ladner, Fortenbaugh & Young, Philadelphia, 1948-1969.

Deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania, 1948-1953. Counsel United States Congressional Committee, 1953-1954. Executive director Civil Aeronautics Board, 1955-1958.

Member United States Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 1958-1961. Vice president E.G. Clinton Company, Minneapolis, 1961-1962. Administrative assistant to the United States Senator Hugh Scott, 1963-1967.

Executive director Pennsylvania General State Authority, 1967-1969, Pennsylvania Highway, Bridge and Transportation.


  • Other Work

    • Authorities, 1967-1969. Member cabinet Governor Pennsylvania, 1967-1969. Administrator General Services United States, Washington, 1969-1972.

      Associate judge The United States of America Court Claims, 1972-1982. Chairman Task Force for Minority Businessman, 1969-1972. Special assistant to President for coordination 1976 Washington bicentennial, 1970-1972.

      Member Cabinet Committee on Construction, 1969-1972, United States Property Review Board, 1969-1972, Commision on Government Procurement, 1969-1972, Regulations and Purchasing Review Board, 1969-1972. Member commission on court facilities and design United States Judicial Conference, 1972-1975, member ad hoc commission on records disposition, 1978-1982. Contributor articles nat. mags.

      Lecturer in field. Delaware Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1952. Director Grand Old Party Truth Squad campaigns Republican National Committee, 1956, 60, 68. Manager Hugh Scott Senatorial Campaign, 1964, manager Philadelphia district attorney campaign, 1965, manager Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial campaign, 1966, Republican candidate attorney-general Minnesota, 1962.

      Chairman Philadelphia Young Representatives, 1948-1950, Young Representatives Pennsylvania, 1951-1952.


Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association (administrative law section, litigation section, judicial administration div.), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, Mask and Wig (director Philadelphia). Clubs: Union League (Philadelphia).


Children: Kim Chappell, Robert Lowe, Junior.

Robert Weiss Kunzig

Hilda Elsa (Lowe) Kunzig

Kim Chappell Kunzig

Robert Lowe Kunzig

Jr Kunzig