Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. – Resume
No other living American has earned eight degrees.
(Verified by the Guinness Book of World Records, statistics division of the U.S. Department of Education, the American Association of University Professors, and the National Library of Education.)
No other living American has received distinction, national recognition, and been successful in five vocations – Businessman, Farmer, Educator, Historical Preservationist and Author.
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No other living American has been Chairman of the Board of three accredited colleges or universities.
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No other living American has two schools of business named for him.
Ranked 5th nationally in weightlifting (Olympic lifts).
Won athletic gold medal in college.
With inheritance of $113,000 made first million as an undergraduate.
Triumphed over cancer.
Raised or given more than one billion dollars for philanthropic activities.
Selected Portland’s First Citizen by two organizations.
Received State of Oregon’s highest individual recognition – Governor’s Gold Award.
Bestowed prestigious national recognition of Woodrow Wilson Center Corporate Citizenship Award.
Purchased the racing horse Doc Superstar Bar for $30,000 and later sold him for $850,000.
Able to do 500 push-ups, 75 chin-ups, and 1,000 sit-ups.
Escaped Kenya tribal war and killed a charging buffalo.