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Robert Allan Kronenberg ’41

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Robert Allan Kronenberg ’41, July 30, 2006, in Portland. Al Kronenberg received a BA from Reed in economics. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific. In 1946, he married Anne Alton. He became a CPA in 1949, and that same year took a position with Weyerhaeuser Company. He was with Weyerhaeuser for 31 years in Eugene, Oregon, Tacoma, Washington, and Singapore, before retiring as manager of the Hong Kong regional office. From 1980 to 1991, he held consulting positions with International Executive Service Corps in Peru, Honduras, Thailand, and Indonesia. Al was a Reed alumni trustee, and served on the board of directors for several organizations, including the Tacoma Symphony and the Oregon State Forestry School advisory committee. He was also a master gardener. Survivors include his wife, three daughters, eight grandchildren, and a sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2007

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