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Gus Douglass' Biography
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Gus R. Douglass
Wife: Anna Lee; 4 Children
BA, West Virginia University
Agriculture Commissioner, State of West Virginia, 1965-1988, 1992-present
Candidate, Governor, State of West Virginia, 1988
Former Chair, Southern Regional Committee for Food and Agriculture
Chair, State Conservation Committee, present
Former Member, State Forestry Commission
Former Chair, United States Secretary of Agricultures Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases
Former Chair, United States Secretary of Agriculture's Advisory Committee on International Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases
Former Chair, West Virginia Air Pollution Control Commission
Member, West Virginia Air Quality Board, present
Member, West Virginia Housing Development Fund, present
Farmer, Beef Cattle and Grain Production, present
Former Operator, Farm Equipment and Motor Truck Dealership
Assistant Commissioner, West Virginia Department of Agriculture, 1957
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Former State & National President, Future Farmers of America
Member, Leon Baptist Church
Former President, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Former Member, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, International Marketing and Trade Committee, Food Regulation and Nutrition Committee, Animal and Plant Industries Committee
Former President, National Future Farmers America Alumni Association
Director, Peoples Bank of Point Pleasant, present
Trustee, Pleasant Valley Hospital, present
Former President, Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Former President, Southern United States Trade Association
Board of Directors, State Fair of West Virginia, present
Board Member, State Farm Museum, present
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