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Federal agency administrator

Robert William Houk, American federal agency administrator.


Houk, Robert William was born on May 13, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Raymond John and Agnes (Morley) Houk.


Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Michigan State University, 1951;postgraduate, Wayne State University, 1956-1957.


Fiduciary bond analyst, Standard Accident Insurance Company, Detroit, 1951-1952;distribution system manager, Ford Motor Company, Livonia, Michigan, 1954-1957;assistant sales manager, Rotary Manifold Forms Corporation, Detroit, 1957-1966;Chairman of the Board, president, UFORMA Inc., Roseville, Michigan, 1966-1979;Chairman of the Board, president, UFORMA/Shelby Business Forms Inc., Shelby, Ohio., 1979-1988;public printer United States, United States Governor Printing Office, Washington, since 1989. Chairman of the Board International Business Forms Industries, Rosslyn, Virginia, 1977 (Order of Black Leaf 1979), Printing Industries American, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988.


Chairman MARK Private Industry Council, 1988-1989, Citizens Advisory Council Ohio State University, 1989. President Regional Planning Commission, Richland County, Republican Party Executive Committee, since 1991. Inductee Printing Hall of Fame Rochester Institute of Technology, 1988.

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1945-1947, 52-54. Member Ash Khan Society/Printing Industry American (honorary, founding member), Soderstrom Society/NAPL (honorary), National Association Printers and Lithographers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, history, automobiles.


Married Katherine Rose Seelig, July 6, 1954 (deceased January 1977). Children: Raymond John, Lisa Caroline. Married Sally Ann DeVito, August 18, 1980.

Raymond John Houk

Agnes (Morley) Houk

Katherine Rose Seelig

Sally Ann DeVito

Raymond John Houk

Lisa Caroline Houk