Mr. Kraus is born in New York, New York to Walter Max Kraus and Marian Florance Sandor.
Mr. Kraus earns a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and begins his career as an industrial engineer at TRW, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mr. Kraus serves as chairman of a technical division of the American Defense Preparedness Association (now the National Defense Industries Association).
Mr. Kraus becomes a special assistant at Atomics International in Chatsworth, California.
Mr. Kraus takes on the role of branch chief at McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company in Huntington Beach, California.
Mr. Kraus earns a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Kraus serves as a consultant for the Technology Associates of Southern California.
Mr. Kraus serves as president of Kraus and DuVall, Inc. in Santa Ana, California.
Mr. Kraus becomes senior manager at McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company.
Mr. Kraus authors the maintainability chapter of “Handbook of Reliability Engineering and Management.”
Mr. Kraus becomes director of the Oasis Sailing Club.
Mr. Kraus becomes director of Friends of Oasis.
Mr. Kraus serves as secretary of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 1941.
Mr. Kraus is elected treasurer of Friends of Oasis.