U.S. Department of State

Robert C. Krueger
Ambassador to Republic of Botswana

Robert C. Krueger presented his credentials as U.S. Ambassador to Botswana in July 1996. He is also Special Representative to the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Ambassador Krueger previously served as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Mexican Affairs, and as Ambassador to Burundi.

Ambassador Krueger's public service career includes serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as a senator from Texas. Prior to these appointments, he was the Texas Railroad Commissioner, a statewide elected office responsible for regulating oil and gas production in Texas. Other careers include a consultant, Chairman of the Board of Comal Hosiery Mills, and President of Krueger Associates.

Ambassador Krueger holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University, and he served as a Professor of English and as Vice Provost and Dean of the Undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University.

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