Robert Christian Eckhardt

Robert Christian Eckhardt

Birth
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 13 Nov 2001 (aged 88)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 6000752 · View Source
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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


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  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 27 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6000752
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Christian Eckhardt (16 Jul 1913–13 Nov 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6000752, citing Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .