Gus Douglass

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Gus R. Douglass
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Douglass in September 2008
West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture
In office
1993–2013
GovernorGaston Caperton, Cecil H. Underwood, Bob Wise, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin
Preceded byCleve Benedict
Succeeded byWalt Helmick
In office
1965–1989
GovernorHulett C. Smith, Arch A. Moore, Jr., Jay Rockefeller
Preceded byJohn T. Johnson
Succeeded byCleve Benedict
Personal details
Born(1927-02-22)February 22, 1927
Mason County, West Virginia, U.S.
DiedMarch 19, 2015(2015-03-19) (aged 88)
Mason County, West Virginia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Anna Lee Douglass
Alma materWest Virginia University

Gus R. Douglass (February 22, 1927 – March 19, 2015) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as Agriculture Commissioner of West Virginia for 44 years.[1]

Douglass died from falling two days earlier in his house in Mason County on March 19, 2015 aged 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Burdette, Matthew (January 15, 2013). "Tomblin takes oath of office again". The Journal. Retrieved February 1, 2013.
  2. "Former W.Va. agriculture commissioner Gus Douglass dies". The Journal. March 19, 2015. Retrieved March 19, 2015.