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Robert Walter Tolf, American writer. Lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1957. Member Harvard Varsity Club, Fox Club, Harvard Club Broward County.

Background

Tolf, Robert Walter was born on August 3, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Oscar and Margaret Emilia (Zeltner) Tolf.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Harvard University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1957.

Career

Attache, 2d secretary United States Department State, various locations, 1957-1970. Editor Florida Trend, St. Petersburg, since 1973. Columnist, critic Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1975.

Senior school fellow Hoover Institution, 1976—1977. Executive director Phileas Society, Fort Lauderdale, since 1988. Producer, writer, narrator Columbus Documentaries, 1989-1992.

Senior research fellow Hoover Institute, 1977.

Works

Membership

Lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1957. Member Harvard Varsity Club, Fox Club, Harvard Club Broward County.

Connections

Married Nancy Ellen List, August 9, 1952. 1 child, Carolyn Anne.

father:
Carl Oscar Tolf

mother:
Margaret Emilia (Zeltner) Tolf

spouse:
Nancy Ellen List

child:
Carolyn Anne Tolf