Robert Frederick Froehlke

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Robert Frederick Froehlke
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Robert Frederick Froehlke
10th United States Secretary of the Army
In office
July 1971 – May 1973
Preceded by Stanley R. Resor
Succeeded by Howard H. Callaway
Personal details
Born (1922-10-15) October 15, 1922 (age 91)
Neenah, Wisconsin
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin Law School
Occupation military officer, government official, businessman, and lawyer

Robert Frederick Froehlke (born October 15, 1922) was a United States administrator, businessman, and lawyer. He served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Administration from January 1969 to June 1971, and as United States Secretary of the Army from July 1971 until May 1973.1


Born in Neenah, Wisconsin, Froehlke graduated from high school in Marshfield, Wisconsin. He served in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. Froehlke graduated from University of Wisconsin–Madison and then from University of Wisconsin Law School. He taught at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and practiced law in Madison, Wisconsin. Froehlke was president of Sentry Insurance.2


Government offices
Preceded by
Stanley R. Resor
United States Secretary of the Army
July 1971–May 1973
Succeeded by
Howard H. Callaway

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