Washington, D.C.  20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                  July 29, 2008

                         United States Steel Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                1-16811               25-1897152
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   (State or other        (Commission File          (IRS Employer
   jurisdiction of             Number)           Identification No.)

       600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA              15219-2800
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       (Address of principal executive               (Zip Code)

                                 (412) 433-1121
                         (Registrant's telephone number,
                              including area code)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
          Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain

     Effective  July 29, 2008, the Board of Directors of United  States  Steel
Corporation ("U. S. Steel") elected David S. Sutherland as a Class II  director,
to  serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders which is anticipated  to
be  held on April 28, 2009.  Mr. Sutherland was also elected as a member of  the
Compensation and Organization Committee and the Corporate Governance and  Public
Policy  Committee.  Mr. Sutherland retired from his position  as  President  and
Chief  Executive  Officer of Ipsco, Inc., a steel producer,  in  July  of  2007,
having  served in that position since January 2002.  Mr. Sutherland also  serves
as  a  director  of  GATX Corporation, listed on the New  York  Stock  Exchange,
Transfield  Services Limited, listed on the Australian Stock  Exchange  and  ZCL
Composites Inc., listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

     Mr.  Sutherland  will  participate in the  standard  non-employee  director
compensation  arrangements  described in the section entitled  "Compensation  of
Directors"  that  is included in U. S. Steel's Proxy Statement  filed  with  the
Securities and Exchange Commission on March 14, 2008.


     Pursuant  to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has  duly  caused this report to be signed  on  its  behalf  by  the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


By   /s/ Larry G. Schultz
     Larry G. Schultz
     Senior Vice President & Controller

Dated:  July 30, 2008