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corporate executive , business educator

Robert Lynn Knauss, American corporate financial executive. Bar: California, Tennessee, Texas. Regent National College District Attorneys, 1981-1995. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1955. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, American Bar Found; member California Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Texas Bar Association (chairman corporation council section 1991), American Law Institute (life), Order of Coif.

Background

Knauss, Robert Lynn was born on March 24, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Karl Ernst and Loise (Atkinson) Knauss.

Education

Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, 1952). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor, 1957).

Career

Associate, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, San Francisco, 1958-1960;professor of law, University of Michigan, 1960-1972;vice president student services, University of Michigan, 1970-1972;dean, professor of law, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1972-1979;dean, U. Houston Law Center, 1981-1993;distinguished university professor, U. Houston Law Center, 1981-1995. Visiting professor law Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Amos Tuck School Business Administration, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1979-1981. Chairman Chief Executive Officer Baltic International United States of America/Inc., since 1994.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Philips Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, since 1998. Board directors Mexico Fund, Equus II, Inc., Associazione Italiana Radioterapia Oncologica Catering Superior vena cava syndrome.

Achievements

  • Bar: California, Tennessee, Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Small Business Financing, 4 vols., 1966, Securities Regulation Sourcebook, 1970-1971, (with others) Cases and Materials on Enterprise Organizations, 1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Regent National College District Attorneys, 1981-1995. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, American Bar Found.

Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Texas Bar Association (chairman corporation county section 1991), American LawInst., Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Angela Tirola Lawson, February 21, 1973. Children by previous marriage: Robert B., Charles H., Katherine E. 1 stepson, Ian T. Lawson.

father:
Karl Ernst Knauss

mother:
Loise (Atkinson) Knauss

spouse:
Angela Tirola Lawson