Robert A. Mosbacher, Sr.

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Robert Mosbacher, Sr. "Sec. Mosbacher served as Secretary of Commerce from 1989 to 1992. He was President George H. W. Bush's leading advocate for NAFTA. Sec. Mosbacher served as the General Chairman of the Republican National Committee, National Finance Chairman for the George H. W. Bush Presidential Campaign, General Chairman of the George Bush Re-Election Committee, as well as for the President Ford Committee in 1976. He is a recipient of the prestigious Aztec Eagle Award from Mexico President Ernesto Zedillo for foreign persons rendering distinguished service to Mexico.

"Sec. Mosbacher’s distinguished political career is matched by his career in the energy industry. He is past Chairman of the National Petroleum Council, past President of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, among others.

"Sec. Mosbacher is committed to a number of civic and charitable causes. He is a two-time Chairman of the Board of Visitors of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute. He is a Board Member of the American Hospital in Paris Foundation, a Board Member of the Naval Academy Endowment Trust Board, and Board President of the Odyssey Academy—a school for at-risk children." [1]

He was the Secretary of Commerce from 1989 to 1992.

His son is Robert Mosbacher, Jr.

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  1. Robert Mosbacher, Sr., International Economic Alliance, accessed January 15, 2008.