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R. Budd Dwyer

R. Budd DwyerAKA Robert Budd Dwyer

Born: 21-Nov-1939
Birthplace: St. Charles, MO
Died: 22-Jan-1987
Location of death: Harrisburg, PA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Blooming Valley Cemetery, Blooming Valley, PA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Suicided in front of TV cameras

Wife: Joanne
Son: Rob
Daughter: Deedee

    University: Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
    University: MA English
    Teacher: Cambridge Springs High School

    Treasurer of Pennsylvania (1985-87)
    Pennsylvania State Senate (1970)
    Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1965-70)
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Theta Chi Fraternity
    Bribery convicted 18-Dec-1986
    Conspiracy convicted 18-Dec-1986
    Mail Fraud
    Shot: Self-Inflicted Harrisburg, PA (22-Jan-1987)
    Died Onstage
    Televised Death

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