Herring, Robert R.

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Herring, Robert R. Gender: M
Robert Ray Herring
born on 11 February 1921 at 09:15 (= 09:15 AM )
Place Childress, Texas, 34n26, 100w12
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 22°23' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°48 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 29°31'


American business executive, who became president and chief executive officer of the Houston Natural Gas Corporation in 1967 and chairman of its board in 1973. He served as director of the American Gas Association, Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, the Proler Steel Corporation, Texas Commerce Bank and the Independent Petroleum Association of America.

Herring married socialite Joanne King (nee Johnson) on 5 May 1973 (in New York City), with whom he had two stepsons Beau and Robin King. He also had three children, Diane, Robert Jr. (1952-2003) and Randolph (1958-2004), from a previous marriage with Sylvia Grant Herring.

Herring had lung cancer, and he died after a long illness in Houston on 11 October 1981, aged 60. The Robert R. Herring Hall (1984) at Rice University is named in his honour.

Link to Campus of Rice University: Buildings: Academic: Robert R. Herring Hall


  • spouse relationship with Herring, Joanne (born 3 July 1929). Notes: 1973-1981


  • Relationship : Marriage 5 May 1973 (Joanne King, nee Johnson)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death by Disease 11 October 1981 (Lung cancer, age 60)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lung cancer)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Lung (Lung cancer)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (Two stepsons)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Lung cancer)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Misc. : Mining (Oilman)