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Class of 1940 - Inducted in 2000
Robert was inducted into the SHSAA Hall of Fame in 2000.
Robert Cunningham is a past Mayor of Omaha and past President and Vice President of the Omaha City Council. He has dedicated the last 60 years of his life to public service.
In addition to his city offices, Mr. Cunningham served as a member of the Omaha Board of Education and as a member and chairman of the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission. Charitable service includes fund raising chairman for the UNO Alumni Association, Arthritis Foundation, and Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
His distinguished service to the Omaha community has earned Mr. Cunningham the UNO Alumni Association Achievement Award, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Award of Merit, and the United State Marine Corps Distinguished Service Award.