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Robert Christian Eckhardt
Birth: Jul. 16, 1913
Death: Nov. 13, 2001

U.S. Congressman. Born in Austin, Texas, he graduated from University of Texas, in 1935 and received a law degree from the University of Texas, in 1939. During World War II, he served in the US Army, (1942-44) and was appointed Southwestern Director of the Office of Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, (1944-45). After the war, he was a member of the Texas State House of Representatives, (1958-66). In 1966, he was elected as a Democrat to the Ninetieth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1981. After his final term, he was co-founder of the Texas Observer Magazine. He died at age 88 in Austin, Texas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Hemorrhagic stroke
 
Burial:
Austin Memorial Park Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6000752
Robert Christian Eckhardt
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Robert Christian Eckhardt
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
Robert Christian Eckhardt
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
 
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 Added: Jul. 16, 2011
US ARMY AIR CORPS WWII - At one point in your life, you wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America, for an amount of up to, and including your life if necessary. Thank You for your Service to our Country. May God Bless You.
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