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Congressman , business executive

Bud Shuster, business executive, former congressman. Recipient Watchdog of Treasury award, Guardian of Small Business award, Golden Age Hall of Fame award.

Background

Shuster, Bud was born on January 23, 1932 in Glassport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Prather and Grace (Greinert) Shuster.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Duquesne University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and Management, American University, 1967.

Career

National account manager Univac division Sperry Rand, 1956, Univac division Remington Rand Company (now Sperry Rand), 1956-1960. District manager Western Pennsylvania Radio Corporation of America, 1960-1962, manager operations Washington, 1962-1965, vice president EPD division, 1965-1968. President computer terminal company, 1968-1972.

Member 93rd-106th Congresses from 9th Pennsylvania district, Washington, 1973-2001, former chairman United States House Transportation Committee, former ranking member United States House Select Committee on Intelligence. President Strategic Advisors, Everett, Pennsylvania, since 2001. Chairman Safe Extensions, Inc.

Visiting professor St. Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania, 2001. With Counter-Intelligence United States Army, 1954-1956.

Membership

Delaware Republican National Convention, 1976, 80, 84, 88, 92, 96. Co-chair Energy, Environment & Transportation Platform Subcommittee. Senior transportation advisor Bush-Quayle Campaign.

Also member platform committee. Chairman Reagan-Bush Campaign in Western Pennsylvania. Senior advisor to transition team for Department Transportation, 1980-1981.

Trustee J.F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Member Pennsylvania Society, Chowder and Marching Society, Capitol Hill Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Chi (Significant Sig award).

Connections

Married Patricia Rommell, August 27, 1955. Children: Peg, Bill, Debbie, Bobby, Gia.

father:
Prather Shuster

mother:
Grace (Greinert) Shuster

spouse:
Patricia Rommell

children:
Peg Shuster

Bill Shuster

Bobby Shuster

Debbie Shuster

Gia Shuster