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Rudolph Conrad Doenges, American finance educator.


Doenges, Rudolph Conrad was born on December 7, 1930 in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Rudolph Soland and Helen Elizabeth (Lower) Doenges.


AB magna cum laude (scholar 1948-1954), Harvard University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1954. Doctor of Business Administration (Ford Foundation fellow 1963-1964), University Colorado, Boulder, 1965.


Marketing analyst, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1954;general manager, Doenges-Long Motors and Western Auto Rentals, Colorado Springs, 1958-1961;member of faculty, University Texas, Austin, since 1964;professor finance, University Texas, since 1974;Arthur Andersen & Company professor finance, University Texas, since 1983;associate dean Graduate School Business, University Texas, 1972-1976;department chairman finance, University Texas, 1976-1980;associate dean College Business Administration, University Texas, 1987-1997.


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    • Author: (with E. W. Walker) Case Problems in Financial Management, 1968, Consumer Credit in Texas, 1970. Editor: Readings in Money and Banking, 1968, (with H. A. Wolf) Corporate Planning Models, 1971. Contributor articles in field to professional journals.


The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.


Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.


General Board Pensions United Methodist Church, 1988-1996. Trustee Iliff School Theology, 1992-1996. Served with United States Navy, 1955-1958.

Member Austin Chamber of Commerce, Finance Management Association (director) 1980-1982), Southwestern Finance Association (president 1973-1974), Southwestern Federation Administrative Disciplines (president 1975-1976), Austin Society Finance Analysts, El Paso Club (Colorado Springs), Austin Club, Garden of the Gods Club.


Married Ellen Ione Gummere, October 5, 1963. Children: Rudolph Conrad, John Soland, William Gummere.

Rudolph Soland Doenges

Helen Elizabeth (Lower) Doenges

Ellen Ione Gummere

Rudolph Conrad Doenges

John Soland Doenges

William Gummere Doenges