Lewis, Robert G. (Robert George), 1919-



Lewis, Robert G. (Robert George), 1919-


Bio: Robert George Lewis (b. 1919) was an agricultural journalist and economic consultant. In 1960 he was director of national headquarters for Farmers for Kennedy and Johnson Committee. He served as Administrator for the Rural Community Development Service at the Department of Agriculture, 1961 to 1964, was an administrator at the Department of Agriculture from 1965 to 1967, and was a consultant to the Agency for International Development in 1967. He worked on the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Life, 1965-1966.


Mr. Robert G. Lewis shakes hands with President Lyndon Baines Johnson. White House, Washington DC, 7/29/1968. Photo # b1215-27 by Frank Wolfe. White House Photo Office collection, LBJ Presidential Library. Public domain.


LBJ Connection: Administrative Assistant to Senator William Proxmire, 1957-1959; Director, National Headquarters, Farmers for Kennedy-Johnson Committee, 1960; Administrator, Rural Community Development Service, Department of Agriculture, 1965-1967