(1919 - 2009)
Lothar Krueger was active/lived in Arkansas, Wisconsin. Lothar Krueger is known for abstract expressionist painting.
Biography Lothar Krueger
The following is from Meegan Wilson, daughter of the artist, who lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Lothar Krueger, a native of Two Rivers, WI, became interested in art in Washington High School where he was "considered one of the greatest all-round football players in that school's history." (quote from newspaper files) He received his B.S. degree in art from Milwaukee State Teachers College in 1942 when he was drafted into the army. After officers training he took part in the World War II Allied invasion of Normandy at Omaha Beach on June 6.
He received two Purple Hearts for his wounds and still carries a piece of shrapnel in his arm. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and a presidential citation for heroism. At the
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