Bud Shuster

American politician

Elmer Greinert "Bud" Shuster (/ˈʃstər/; born January 23, 1932) is an American politician. He represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1973 to 2001.

Bud Shuster
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Chairman of the House Transportation Committee
In office
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 2001
SpeakerNewt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
Preceded byNorman Mineta
Succeeded byDon Young
Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981
LeaderJohn Jacob Rhodes
Preceded byDel M. Clawson
Succeeded byDick Cheney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1973 - February 3, 2001[1]
Preceded byJohn H. Ware III
Succeeded byBill Shuster
Personal details
Elmer Greinert Shuster

(1932-01-23) January 23, 1932 (age 91)
Glassport, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)H. Patricia Rommel


  1. Shuster, Bud (January 4, 2001). "Bud Shuster Announces Retirement" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on January 11, 2001.

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