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Federal agency administrator

Mitchell Lester Bush, was American federal agency administrator. Recipient Points of Light certified, award for Outstanding Public Service to United States of America, United States Secretary of Interior, Washington, 1990, Maharishi award Maharishi University, Washington, 1985.

Background

Bush,, Mitchell Lester was born on February 1, 1936 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Mitchell Bush and Sarah (Skenandore) Gonyea.

Education

Graduate High School, Lawrence, Kansas.

Career

Tribal enrollment specialist, Bureau Indian Affairs, Washington, 1962, 66;area tribal enrollment officer, Bureau Indian Affairs, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1964-1965;acting chief, Bureau Tribal Enrollment Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1982;chief, Bureau Tribal Enrollment Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1983;retired, Bureau Tribal Enrollment Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1991.

Religion

God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Vice-chairman Virginia Council on Indians, Richmond, 1989-1995. With United States Army, 1958-1961. Member American Indian Society (founder, president 1966-1991, editor newsletter since 1991, Distinguished Service award 1971, 90, Outstanding Elder/Advisor award 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: raising ornamental fowl, collecting Native American artwork, travel, collecting coins.

Connections

father:
Mitchell Bush Gonyea

mother:
Sarah (Skenandore) Gonyea