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Robert G. Neumann

AKA Robert Gerhard Neumann

Born: 2-Jan-1916
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 18-Jun-1999
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1969-73

Military service: US Army (1942-46, WWII, Lt.)

Father: Hugo Neumann
Mother: Stefanie Tausky
Wife: Marlene Eldredge (m. 27-Jul-1941, d. 1997)
Son: Ronald E. Neumann (US Ambassador to Afghanistan, b. 30-Sep-1944)
Daughter: Marcia Woodsmall (b. 24-Jan-1949, d. 16-Dec-1949)
Son: Gregory Woodsmall (b. 18-Jan-1952)

    University: Dipl. Sup., University of Rennes, France (1936)
    University: Geneva School of International Studies (summer 1937)
    Law School: Law, University of Vienna (1934-38)
    University: MA, Amherst College (1940)
    University: PhD, University of Michigan (1946)
    Teacher: Instructor, State Teacher's College, Oshkosh, WI (1939-42)
    Teacher: Lecturer, University of Wisconsin (1946-47)
    Professor: Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles (1947-67)
    Administrator: Director, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University (1976-81)

    US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (Jun-1981 to Jul-1981)
    US Ambassador to Morocco (1973-76)
    US Ambassador to Afghanistan (1967-73)
    Afghanistan Relief Committee Board of Directors
    Center for Strategic & International Studies (1976-81, as VP, 1980-81)
    International Institute for Strategic Studies
    Nazi Concentration Camp Inmate (1937-39)
    French Legion of Honor

Author of books:
European and Comparative Government (1951)
The Government of the German Federal Republic (1966)
Toward a More Effective Executive-Legislative Relationship in the Conduct of America's Foreign Affairs (1977)

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