Robert E. Lofthouse

Rob Lofthouse, literary award winner, including the MWSA Bronze Medal, is a sought-after speaker, bestselling author, author coach, genealogist and historian.

He has traced his family lineage back to Plymouth Colony in 17th century America, and serves with the Sons of the American Revolution as Committee Chair in the Kansas State Society, General Chairman of the Kansas City area George Washington Birthday Celebration, and Treasurer of the Henry Leavenworth Chapter.

He is Treasurer of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 75 in Leavenworth and past Vice President with the Village West Rotary Club in Kansas City. He has served in various leadership capacities with many Project Management Institute (PMI®) committees.

He currently assists the Frontier Museum of the United States Army Foundation in Leavenworth as their Program Manager. 

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He has authored the biography Honor Through Sacrifice, and co-written Two Stitches And A Patch, addressing hope and healing.

Rob is currently writing two historical books, editing an autobiography and ghostwriting another, as well as developing a movie screenplay. He is available as a guest speaker to civic clubs, book clubs, veterans and historical/lineage associations throughout Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas, South Dakota, Georgia and Texas. Simply click on the blue button beneath the photo to inquire about availability. See the EVENTS page for current engagements.

Rob volunteers as an Ambassador and Book Reviewer for the Military Writer’s Society of America (MWSA), serving as The William “Rev. Bill” McDonald Scholarship Chair and is also a member of the Kansas Author’s Club.

He served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps before accomplishing a successful information technology career, retiring as Vice President of Delivery at a local IT services firm.

As a writing coach, he provides guidance and mentorship to authors at any stage of writing. Helping authors stay on track with deadlines, overcoming writer’s block, and maintaining motivation throughout the writing process, Rob serves as an author’s personal champion, helping them navigate their creative process and become a stronger writer, ultimately achieving their publishing goals.

He is currently pursuing an oral storytelling certification from the Mid-continent Public Library in Liberty, Missouri.

Come back frequently to see what he’s working on.

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