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  Dwyer, R. Budd
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1987-01-01  
 
NameR. Budd Dwyer
Address340 Jefferson Street
Meadville, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born November 21, 1939
Died January 22, 1987 (47 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedScottĀ³
Dec 08, 2011 02:30am
Tags Caucasian - Married - Convicted - Straight -
InfoBorn in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo., November 21, 1939. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1965-70; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1970; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1985-87; died in office 1987. Baptist. Member, Eagles; Jaycees; Theta Chi. Convicted in December 1986 of bribery and conspiracy in federal court. About to be sentenced, and widely expected to resign from office, he called a press conference; there, in front of spectators and television cameras, he insisted he was not guilty, and then shot himself dead, in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., January 22, 1987. Interment at Blooming Valley Cemetery, Blooming Valley, Pa.


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