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  Krueger, Robert C.
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NameRobert C. Krueger
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New Braunfels, Texas , United States
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Born September 19, 1935 (83 years)
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Infoborn in New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex., September 19, 1935; attended New Braunfels public schools; B.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Tex., 1957; M.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1958; M.Litt., D.Phil., Oxford University (Merton College), England, 1961, 1964; associate professor of English, vice provost and dean of college of arts and sciences at Duke University until 1973; engaged in private business pursuits, chairman of board of Comal Hosiery Mills, New Braunfels 1973-1975; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate in 1978 for reelection, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Mexican Affairs, October 23, 1979 to February 1, 1981; president, Krueger Associates 1981-1993; professor of business and government relations, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas 1985-1986; professor of public affairs, Rice University 1986-1988; Texas Railroad Commissioner 1991-1993; appointed by the Governor to the United States Senate on January 21, 1993, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lloyd Millard Bentsen and served until June 14, 1993; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in the June, 1993 special election to the remainder of the term ending January 4, 1995; U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, 1996-1999.


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  06/06/1996 US Ambassador to Botswana Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/09/1994 US Ambassador to Burundi Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/05/1993 TX US Senate - Special Runoff Lost 32.66% (-34.68%)
  05/01/1993 TX US Senate - Special Won 29.00% (+0.00%)
  01/21/1993 TX US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 TX Railroad Commissioner Won 56.32% (+16.11%)
  03/13/1990 TX Railroad Commissioner - D Primary Won 71.17% (+42.34%)
  05/05/1984 TX US Senate - D Primary Lost 31.08% (-0.11%)
  11/07/1978 TX US Senate Lost 49.26% (-0.53%)
  05/06/1978 TX US Senate- D Primary Won 54.67% (+9.33%)
  11/02/1976 TX District 21 Won 71.04% (+44.31%)
  05/01/1976 TX District 21 - D Primary Won 86.20% (+72.40%)
  11/05/1974 TX District 21 Won 52.62% (+7.45%)
  06/01/1974 TX District 21 - D Runoff Won 51.60% (+3.20%)
  05/04/1974 TX District 21 - D Primary Won 32.15% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 04, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
TX - Dem State Party Chair - Oct 24, 2003 D Garry Mauro
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Paul M. Simon
TX US Senate - D Runoff - Jun 02, 1984 R Kent Hance