Percival Flack Brundage (2 April 1892 – 16 July 1979 [1 ] ) was a director of the [2 ] United States Office of Management and Budget from April 2, 1956 until March 17, 1958.
Early years [ edit ]
Brundage was born on 2 April 1892 in
Amsterdam, New York, the son of a Protestant minister. [3 ]
Before entering government service, Brundage was an accountant since 1914,
and a senior partner at [4 ] Price Waterhouse & Co.. Brundage was appointed as deputy director when [5 ] Rowland Hughes was appointed director in May 1954. [6 ] President Eisenhower appointed Brundage as director from 2 April 1956 (his 64th birthday ), following Hughes' resignation. [1 ] He resigned from the post on 13 March 1956. [5 ] In 1955, Brundage was elected to the [7 ] Accounting Hall of Fame. [8 ]
Boards and charity work [ edit ]
Brundage was president of the
National Bureau of Economic Research and president of the [5 ] American Institute of Accountants. He was also Treasurer for the [7 ] People to People Health Foundation, as well as director of the [9 ] American Unitarian Association. [10 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
In 1918, Brundage married Amittai Ostrander and had a son (Robert Percival) and a daughter (Lois Ammittai), and 4 grandchildren.
Brundage was an amateur artist who exhibited paintings at the [1 ] Century Club in New York. [1 ]
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