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Buz Lukens

Buz LukensAKA Donald Edgar Lukens

Born: 11-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Harveysburg, OH
Died: 22-May-2010
Location of death: Dallas, TX [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Ohio, 1987-90

Military service: USAF (1954-60, intelligence, Capt.); USAF Reserve

Slept with a 16-year old African-American girl in exchange for money, for which he was convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Allegedly he slept with her from age 13, but such charges were never pressed. Lukens resigned after later accusations that he fondled an elevator operator, and was convicted of accepting a bribe in the fallout from the Congressional banking scandal.


[1] Presbyterian Village North, Dallas, TX

Father: William Arthur Lukens
Mother: Edith Greene
Sister: Esther Greulich
Sister: Lois Short
Wife: Carolyn Ellington (half sister)
Wife: Toshiko Shirley Jane Davis (model, m. 16-Jun-1973, div. 1983)
Slept with: Rosie Coffman (underage girl, 6-Nov-1988)

    High School: Waynesville High School, Waynesville, OH
    University:
BA Sociology, Ohio State University (1954)

    US Congressman, Ohio 8th (3-Jan-1987 to 24-Oct-1990, resigned)
    Ohio State Senate (1971-86)
    US Congressman, Ohio 24th (3-Jan-1967 to 3-Jan-1971)
    Congressional Staff Minority Counsel, House Rules Committee (1961)
    Air Force Memorial Foundation
    American Red Cross
    Farm Bureau
    Freemasonry
    Kiwanis Club
    Order of AHEPA
    Sertoma
    Shriners
    Toastmasters
    Young Republicans Chairman (1963-65)
    Delta Chi Fraternity
    Polygraphed (1974)
    Surgery for throat cancer (Dec-1984)
    Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor convicted (26-May-1989)
    Bribery accepted $15,000 (1990), arrested (23-Feb-1995), convicted (1996)
    Conspiracy convicted (1996)
    House Banking Scandal
    Risk Factors: Throat Cancer, Skin Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer


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