Klaus V. Luehning
Klaus V. Luehning was born in Zoppot, Free State of Danzig, 5 February 1940. He went through World War ll in Hoechst outside of Frankfurt, Germany, and emigrated to the United States in 1947. A graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School, then The United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point with a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering, a Federal License as a Merchant Marine Officer and commission in the United States Navy. He sailed on 14 different ships in various capacities and became First Assistant Engineer, Chief Training Officer and Associate Professor of Marine Engineering at Texas A&M University, and also earned a Master of Science degree. He rose to the position of International Sales & Engineering Specialist for Ingersoll-Rand Company for specialized compression systems in the nuclear, and chemical process industries. Retired from engineering in 1979, he pursued a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, and had an opportunity to pursue a life long passion becoming an Executive Chef and Certified International Foodservice Executive, and managed and operated a succession of gourmet restaurants. Returning to Counseling he was Senior Clinical Counselor for the Delaware Dept. of Corrections, and moved to Chattanooga, TN where he practiced as Senior Clinical Counselor for Addiction at CADAS in Chattanooga, TN, and continues part time Addiction Counseling work in retirement.
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Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
by Klaus V. Luehning
Published: July 18, 2014.
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and
was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
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