Busterud, John A.

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United States deputy assistant secretary of defense for environmental quality, 1971-1972; chairman, Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President, 1972-1977.

From the description of John Busterud papers, 1972-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870828

Biographical Note

  • 1921, March 7: born, Coos Bay, Oregon
  • 1943: B.S. with honors, University of Oregon
  • 1949: LL.B., Yale University
  • 1950: admitted to California bar
  • 1955 - 56 : president, California Young Republicans
  • 1957 - 1962 : member California Assembly
  • 1963 - 64 : special counsel, California Constitution Revision Commission
  • 1971 - 72 : Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environmental Quality, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
  • 1972: recipient, Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Department of Defense
  • 1972 - 1972 present : member, and chairman Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C.
  • 1973 - 1973 present : Senior U.S. environmental advisor for the Economic Commission for Europe

From the guide to the John Busterud Papers, 1972-1977, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf John Busterud Papers, 1972-1977 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf John Busterud Papers, 1972-1977 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf Busterud, John A. The California Constitution Revision Commission : oral history transcript / John A. Busterud. The Claremont Colleges, Claremont University Consortium
referencedIn California State Federation of Labor (CSFL) Photograph Collection #15 San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center.
referencedIn Catalogue II of the Regional Oral History Office, 1980-1997 Bancroft Library
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referencedIn Oral history with Arthur L. Alarcon, California State Government Oral Histories California State Archives
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associatedWith California. corporateBody
associatedWith California Constitution Revision Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith California State Federation of Labor corporateBody
associatedWith Claremont Graduate School and University Center. Oral History Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Council on Environmental Quality (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Douglass, Enid Hart. person
associatedWith Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization. corporateBody
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald. person
associatedWith State Government Oral History Program (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Energy Administration. corporateBody
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United States
United States
Nuclear energy--United States
Maritime law
Petroleum industry and trade--United States
Petroleum industry and trade
Power resources
Nuclear energy
Environmental policy--United States
Power resources--United States
Energy policy
Energy policy--United States
Environmental policy


Birth 1921


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