Rep Budd Dwyer was an American politician. He was born on 21 November 1939 in St. Charles, Missouri, the U.S. He served as a republican member of the Pennsylvania house of representatives from 1965 to 1971. He also served as a member of the Pennsylvania state senate representing the 50th district of state from 1971 to 1981. He served as the 30th treasurer of Pennsylvania since 20 January 1981 when he committed suicide on live tv during a live conference.
Rep Budd Dwyer’s death:
It was very sudden that Rep Budd Dwyer took his own life. His suicide on live tv had been trending on various social media sites. The clip of the suicide is still available on Reddit. Many people have seen the video and have been sharing their thoughts about the same. A day before his sentencing that was to be held on 22 January 1987, he conducted a press conference. In the conference, he was asked to maintain his innocence after he was found guilty of bribery.
The video clearly shows that Dwyer put a gun in his mouth and killed himself. Everyone who witnessed this was taken aback. This news gained huge popularity. It shocked a lot of people. He also had some envelopes during the press conference. One of them held a suicide note for his wife, and the other had a signed organ donor card.
Budd Dwyer’s early life:
Budd Dwyer has held various positions in the 60s and 70s. In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania State Senate. In 1981, Dwyer became the state’s treasurer, a position he held for the next five years.
He was accused of bribery and would get punished a day before his death. Dwyer was convicted in 1986 of 11 counts of conspiracy, mail fraud, perjury, and interstate transportation in aid of racketeering. the reason for his suicide has not been clear yet, as he just killed himself a day before his sentencing
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