Francis J. (Chuck) Theusch

Chuck professionally worked as a Trial Lawyer in Chicago for 10 years, now running a Title Abstracting business in Milwaukee. A Vietnam War Combat Veteran (US Army, American Division, 11th Brigade 4/3 Infantry central Highlands 1969-1970). He is the Founder/CEO of the Library of Vietnam*Laos*Cambodia in 1999 and more recently its newly created umbrella Foundation, Children’s Library International. He received his BA (Psychology, History, English) from University Wisconsin-Stout, JD (Law) IIT Kent-Chicago Law School and MA (Russian/German History) Northeastern Illinois University. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of People to People International since 2006 and with PTPI sponsorship has led construction and library support projects and programs across Southeast Asia. His outside interests include sports, particularly the introduction of baseball to the people of Vietnam. Also, he was the National Manager of the Coalition to Salute America’s heroes specially adapted Home Program designing and building houses in six states for severely wounded Veterans of the War in Terror. Chuck is the proud father of 2 children adopted in Vietnam, Le Ngoc Diem My, 19 and Le Ngoc Duc, 24.