Robert G. Abboud

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Robert G. Abboud
Village President of Barrington Hills
In office
May 2005 (2005-May) – May 2013 (2013-May)
Preceded by James A. Kempe
Succeeded by Martin McLaughlin
Personal details
Born (1956-11-28) November 28, 1956 (age 57)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Patricia Abboud
Residence Barrington Hills, Illinois
Alma mater Purdue University
Northwestern University
Profession nuclear engineer, Illinois S-corporation business owner
Religion Christian
Website www.robertabboud.com
www.bobabboud.com/

Robert G. Abboud is a politician from Illinois. He served as village president of Barrington Hills from 2005 to 2013, having being defeated in the latter year's re-election by Martin McLaughlin.[1] Abboud was the Democratic nominee for Illinois's 16th congressional district of the United States House of Representatives in 2008, losing in the general election to Republican incumbent Donald A. Manzullo.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Abboud was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and moved with his family to Barrington Hills when he was four. He is the son of A. Robert Abboud, the former chairman of First Chicago Bank.[1] He received a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree in nuclear engineering from Northwestern University.[1] He is a Christian.[3]

Career[edit]

Abboud worked for ComEd as a nuclear engineer after a period of research at Argonne National Laboratory.[1] He served in the US Navy reserve from 1981 through 1983 and subsequently on various committees for the US Department of Energy.[citation needed] He served on the California Energy Commission IAW committee. He is currently President and CEO of RGA Labs, Inc., an Illinois S-corporation engineering firm.[3] Abboud holds patents in magnetics and superconducting technologies and has published various articles regarding nuclear reactor design and control.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Robert G. Abboud (D)". Washington Post. Retrieved March 23, 2012. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Manzullo Wins Congressional Race". WREX. Retrieved March 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Robert Abboud". RGA Labs. Retrieved March 23, 2012.