Robert Mosbacher

American businessman, yacht racer and politician (1927-2010)

Robert Adam Mosbacher Sr. (March 11, 1927 – January 24, 2010) was an American businessman, yacht racer, and a Republican politician. Mosbacher was the United States Secretary of Commerce from 1989 to 1992 during the George H. W. Bush administration.

Robert Mosbacher
28th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
January 31, 1989 – January 15, 1992
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byWilliam Verity
Succeeded byBarbara Franklin
Personal details
Robert Adam Mosbacher

(1927-03-11)March 11, 1927
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
DiedJanuary 24, 2010(2010-01-24) (aged 82)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
  • Jane Pennybacker
    (m. 1946; died 1970)
  • Sandra Smith Gerry
    (m. 1973; div. 1982)
    Georgette Paulsin
    (m. 1985; div. 1998)
    Mica McCutchen Duncan (m. 2000)
Children4 by Jane Pennybacker (including Dee and Robert)
EducationWashington and Lee University (BA)

Mosbacher died of pancreatic cancer at a hospital in Houston, Texas on January 24, 2010 at the age of 82.[1][2]

References change

  1. Ex-US Commerce Secretary Mosbacher Dies in Texas ABC News, Associated Press story. Retrieved on January 24, 2010.
  2. Tolson, Mike. "Oilman, GOP stalwart Mosbacher dies at 82." Houston Chronicle. January 24, 2010. Retrieved on January 24, 2010.