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[Legislature 1979 



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TABLE OF CONTENTS 



Page 

Introduction 1 

State Elected Officials 2 

Staff of Montana Legislature 3 

Legislative Interns 4 

Senate Officers 6 

Senate Staff 7 

Senate Members 8 

Senate Seating in 45th Legislature 21 

House Officers 22 

House Staff 23 

House Members 24 

House Seating in 45th Legislature 49 

Committees, Members, and Meetings 50 

Occupation of Legislators, 1 979 67 

Legislative Experience 68 

Legislative Districts Map 69 



INTRODUCTION 



The Montana Legislature is comprised of a 50-member Senate and of a 100-member House of 
Representatives. The Legislature meets every odd-numbered year for 90 days. The Legislature convenes in 
Helena at noon on the first Monday in January; if Monday happens to be January 1 , the Legislature convenes 
on the first Wednesday. 

Members of the Senate serve four-year terms; half of them are elected every two years. House members 
are elected every two years. While the Legislature is in session, members receive $34.98perday in salary and 
$40 per day in expenses. 

All meetings of the Legislature and its committees are open to the public. All citizens are encouraged to 
visit Helena during the legislative session to learn more about the legislative process and to voice their views 
on the issues facing our state. Welcome to your Legislature! 



For up-to-date information on bills, committeehearings, or any other questions about the Legislature, call 
the Off ice of Publiclnformation toll -free any time between 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. 
800-332-3408. 

To contact your legislator, call 449-5500 or write to him or her at the State Capitol, Helena, Montana 
59601 . 



STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS 



Max Baucus (D) U.S. Senator 

John Melcher (D) U.S. Senator 

Pat Williams (D) U.S. Congressman, Western District 

Ron Marlenee (R) U.S. Congressman, Eastern District 

Thomas L. Judge (D) Governor 

Ted Schwinden (D) Lieutenant Governor 

Frank Murray (D) Secretary of State 

Mike Greely (D) Attorney General 

E.V. "Sonny" Omholt (R) State Auditor 

Georgia Ruth Rice (D) Superintendent of Public Instruction 

Frank I. Haswell Chief Justice, Supreme Court 

Gene B. Daly Justice, Supreme Court 

Daniel J. Shea Justice, Supreme Court 

John Conway Harrison Justice, Supreme Court 

John Sheehy Justice, Supreme Court 



STAFF 
MONTANA LEGISLATURE 

CONSUMER COUNSEL — 330 Fuller Avenue 
Counsel, Geoffrey Brazier 

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COUNCIL — 1228 Eleventh Avenue 
Executive Director, Terrence D. Carmody 

LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR — Room 133, State Capitol 
Auditor, Morris L. Brusett 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL — Room 138, State Capitol 
Executive Director, Diana S. Dowling 

LEGISLATIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE — Room 130, State Capitol 
Fiscal Analyst, John LaFaver 

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE — Rotunda, State Capitol 
Director, Katrina Wilson Stephens 



LEGISLATIVE INTERNS 



University Unit 
Represented 



Steve Carey 
123 Girard Route 
Sidney, MT 59270 

Karlen J. Moe 

1400 Granite Avenue 

Billings, MT 59102 

Nancy Lee Espelin 
1119 South 5th 
Bozeman, MT 59715 

Sharlene Maria Long 
1746 Avenue B 
Billings, MT 59102 

James Mocabee 

224 North 1 7th Street 

Billings, MT 59101 



University of Montana 



Montana State University 



Montana State University 



Eastern Montana College 



Eastern Montana College 



Rick Alan Deady 
635 1 7th Street 
Havre, MT 59501 

Terence Watters 
420 South Idaho St. 
Dillon, MT 59725 

Larry T. Hihnala 
931 Placer 
Butte, MT 59701 

Patrick G. Shea 

103 Missoula Avenue 

Butte, MT 59701 

Rick Rafter 

Box 1 58 

Hobson, MT 59452 



Jeananne Murphy 
1801 10th Avenue So. 
Great Falls, MT 59405 



University Unit 
Represented 

Northern Montana College 



Western Montana College 



Montana College of Mineral 
Science and Technology 



Montana College of Mineral 
Science and Technology 



Rocky Mountain College 



College of Great Falls 



THE 

MONTANA 

SENATE 

50 Members 
26 Republicans 49 Men 

24 Democrats 1 Woman 



OFFICERS 

President William Mathers 

President Pro Tempore Allen Kolstad 

Majority Floor Leader Stan Stephens 

Majority Whip Ed Smith 

Minority Floor Leader Chet Blaylock 

Minority Whip Greg Jergeson 



SENATE STAFF 

Secretary of the Senate Dennis Casey 

Assistant Jean Fallan 

Sergeant-at-Arms Earl Moritz 

Chaplain Rev. Lowell C. Anderson 

Bills Clerk Dorothy Hill 

Journal Clerk Judy Pratt 

Secretary to the President Lisa Swan 

Secretary to the Majority Leader Melba McKay 

Secretary to the Minority Leader JoAnn Wunderlich 

Chief Stenographer Betty Jakovac 



SENATE MEMBERS 

AKLESTAD, GARY C. — (R) District 6 

Home address: 638 1st S., Shelby 59474 

Phone: 434-5310 
Business address: Box 32, Galata 59444 

Phone: 432-3915 
Helena address: 807 8th Ave. 

Phone: 442-7527 
Occupation: Farmer-Rancher 
Born December 9, 1934 
Wife's name: Beth; three children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Finance & Claims 

Labor & Employment Relations 

ANDERSON, MIKE — (R) District 40 

Home address: Rt. 2, Box 346, Belgrade 59714 

Phone: 284-3798 
Business address: Box 1749, Bozeman 59715 

Phone: 587-4254 
Helena address: 1 705 Wilder 

Phone: 442-3587 
Occupation: Rancher — Insurance Agent 
Born April 9, 1939 
Wife's name: Jeannie; five children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Bills & Journal Fish & Game 

Education Judiciary 



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BLAYLOCK, CHET — (D) District 35 

Home address: 502 3rd, Laurel 59044 

Phone: 698-4254 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 931 East State 

Phone: 443-4419 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born November 13, 1924 
Wife's name: Milly; five children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Education 

Rules 



BOYLAN, PAUL F. — (D) District 38 

Home address: 3747 So. 19th Rd., Bozeman 59715 

Phone: 586-5531 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 2020 East 5th 

Phone: 442-3152 
Occupation: Farmer-Rancher 
Born June 26, 1919 
Wife's name: Mildred; three children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1969-71-73-74-75- 

77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Finance & Claims 



BROWN, BOB — (R) District 10 

Home address: Route 2, Whiteflsh 59937 

Phone; 862-2822 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 802 Broadway 

Phone: 443-5305 
Occupation; Farmer — Rancher 
Born December 11, 1947 
Wife's name: Susan Kay 
Service in Legislature; House, 1971-73-74; Senate, 

1975-77 
Standing committee assignments: 

Bills & Journal 

Education, Chairman 

State Administration 

Taxation 



BROWN, STEVE — (D) District 15 

Home address; 917 Cannon, Helena 59601 ■ 

Phone: 443-5108 
Business address: 1400 1 1th Ave., Helena 59601 

Phone: 442-871 1 
Helena address; Same as above 
Occupation: Attorney 
Born May 19, 1947 
Wife's name: Sharon; one child 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary 

Legislative Administration 

Natural Resources 



CONOVER, MAX — |D) District 36 

Home address: Broadview 59015 

Phone; 667-4396 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1101 11th Ave. 

Phone: 442-8191 
Occupation; Farmer-Rancher 
Born November 2, 1912 
Wife's name; Laverne; three children 
Service in Legislature; Senate, 1975-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Local Government 



DOVER. HAROLD L. — (R) District 24 

Home address: 712 7th Ave. N., Lewistown 59457 

Phone; 538-5653 
Business address: 620 Crowley, Lewistown 

Phone: 538-8763 
Helena address: 836 12th 

Phone: 443-4212 
Occupation: Building Contractor 
Born October 1, 1933 
Wife's name: Marian; three children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Bills & Journal; Chairman 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Natural Resources, Vice Chairman 



ETCHART, MARK — (R) District 2 

Home address; 514 6th Ave. N., Glasgow 59230 

Phone; 228-2181 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 705 6th Ave. 

Phone; 442-6377 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born September 31, 1923 
Wife's name; Delores; four children 
Service m Legislature; House, 1961-63-67; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standmg committee assignments; 

Finance & Claims 

Highways & Transportation, Chairman 

Natural Resources 



FASBENDER, LARRY — (D) District 17 

Home address; Rt. 1, Box 23, Fort Shaw 59443 

Phone; 264-3045 
Busmess address; Same as above 
Helena address; 4 Wood Court 
Occupation; Farmer 
Born August 18, 1942 
Wife's name; Retta Rae; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1967-69-71-73-74; 

Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Education 

Finance & Claims 



GALT, JACK E. — (R) District 23 

Home address; Martinsdale 59053 

Phone; 572-3350 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 309 N. Ewing 

Phone; 442-8745 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born April 18, 1923 
Wife's name; Louise; seven children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1973-74; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture, Chairman 

Committee on Committees, Chairman 

Fish & Game, Vice Chairman 

Judiciary 

GOODOVER, PAT M. — (R) District 22 

Home address; 803 Forest Ave., Great Falls 59404 

Phone; 453-2186 
Business address; 1 1 24 Central Ave., Great Falls 

Phone; 727-8222 
Helena address; 714 Cherry 

Phone; 442-4251 
Occupation; Travel Agent — Real Estate Broker 
Born September 17, 1916 
Wife's name; Skip 

Service In Legislature; Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry, Vice Chairman 

Fish & Game 

Taxation, Vice Chairman 



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GRAHAM, CARROLL A. — (D) District 29 

Home address: Rural Route, Lodge Grass 59050 

Phone: 639-2679 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address: 400 S. Roberts 

Phone: 442-6933 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born December 14, 1913 
Wife's name: Nelle Yvette; two children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1961-63-65-67-69- 

71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Highways & Transportation 

Legislative Administration 

Rules 



HAFFERIVIAN. WILLIAM F. — (D) District 11 

Home address: Rt. 3, Box 1274, Libby 59923 

Phone: 293-4825 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 2217 9th Ave. 

Phone: 442-0609 
Occupation: Retired 
Born November 12, 1908 
Wife's name: Agnes; two children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1961-63-65-67-69- 

71-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Labor & Employment Relations 

State Administration 



HAGER, THOMAS O. — (R) District 30 

Home address: 150 Norris Ct., Billings 59101 

Phone: 252-3960 
Business address: Box 1767, Billings 59103 

Phone: 373-5858 
Helena address: 1824 Fifth 

Phone: 442-4039 
Occupation: Egg Producer 
Born February 2, 1938 
Wife's name: Connye; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1973-74-75; Senate, 

1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture Business & Industry 

Highways & Transportation, Vice Chairman 

Taxation 

HAZELBAKER, FRANK — (R) District 41 

Home address: Box 430, Dillon 59725 

Phone: 683-5343 
Business address: 15 S. Idaho, Dillon 

Phone: 683-4212 
Helena address: 301 W. Lawrence 

Phone: 449-5500 
Occupation: Insurance 
Born August 5, 1912 
Wife's name: Agnes; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1941-43-45-61-63; 

Senate, 1967-69-71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry, Chairman 

Highways & Transportation 

Legislative Administration, Vice Chairman 

Rules, Vice Chairman 1 1 



HEALY, JOHN E. (JACK) - (D) District 44 

Home address: 624 W. Granite St.. Butte 59701 

Phone 723-4927 
Business address: Sanne as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone 443-2100 
Occupation Retired 
Born September 23, 1907 
Wife's name: Irene; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1961-63-65-67-69- 

71-73-74; Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

Judiciary 



HIMSL, MATT — (R) District 9 

Home address 305 4th Ave. E., Kalispell 59901 

Phone 257-2492 
Business address: 4th Ave. E. & Center St., Kalispell 

Phone 257-6950 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone 443-2100 
Occupation: Retired 
Born September 17, 1912 
Wife's name: Lois; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1967-69-71; Senate, 

1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Finance & Claims, Chairman 

Public Health 



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JERGESON, GREG — (D) District 3 

Home address: Box 8, Star Rt. 71, Chinook 59523 

Phone: 357-2518 
Business address: Farm number 

Phone: 357-3483 
Helena address: 24 S. Ewing, B-23 

Phone: 443-6022 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born December 29, 1950 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Natural Resources 

Rules 

State Administration 

KOLSTAD, ALLEN C. - (R) District 5 

Home address: Box 648, Chester 59522 

Phone: 627-2211 
Business address: Same as above 

Phone: 627-2223; 395-4244 
Helena address: 801 Floweree 

Phone; 442-7834 
Occupation: Farmer-Rancher 
Born December 24, 1931 
Wife's name: Iva; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-74; 

Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture, Vice Chairman 

Business & Industry 

Committee on Committees 

Highways & Transportation 

Legislative Administration, Chairman 

Rules 



LENSINK, EVERETT R. — (R) District 39 

Home address: 1611 So. Willson, Bozeman 59715 

Phone; 587-4306 
Business address: 300 No. Willson, Bozeman 

Phone: 587-1245 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Physician (Opthalmology) 
Born February 27, 1930 
Wife's name: Mary; four children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary, Chairman 

Public Health 

LOCKREM, LLOYD C, Jr. — |R) District 32 

Home address: 2750 Gregory Drive South, Billings 
59102 

Phone: 656-4453 
Business address: 123 S. 23, Billings 

Phone: 252-9307 
Helena address: Coach House Inn 

Phone: 442-6080 
Occupation: Contractor 
Born November 10, 1934 
Wife's name: Rose; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-74-75; 

Senate, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Finance & Claims 

Local Government, Vice Chairman 

Natural Resources 



LOWE, WILLIAM R. — (R) District 33 

Home address: 1008 Poly, Billings 59102 

Phone: 248-8194 
Business address: Box 1956, Billmgs 59103 

Phone: 245-6119 
Helena address: 1 109 Breckenridge 

Phone: 442-2627 
Occupation: Construction & Properties 
Born February 21, 1915 
Wife's name: Connie; three children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1971-73-74-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations, Chairman 

Natural Resources 

McCALLUM, GEORGE — (R) District 12 

Home address: Niarada 59852 

Phone: 741-5677 
Business address: Plains 59859 

Phone: 826-3081 
Helena address: 222 Meadow Drive 

Phone: 442-3674 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born July 8, 1919 
Wife's name: Verdie; four children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1971-73-74-75- 

77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Committee on Committees 

Education 

Local Government, Chairman 

Taxation 



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MANLEY, JOHN E. — (D) District 14 

Home address: Drummond 59832 

Phone; 288-3414 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 832'/2 Breckenridge 

Phone; 443-6239 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born February 8, 1928 
Wife's name; Janet; four children 
Service in Legislature; Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Fish & Game 

Natural Resources 

Taxation 



MANNING, DAVE — (D) District 25 

Home address: Box 388, Hysham 59038 

Phone; 342-5683 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 105 Carson 

Phone: 443-1637 
Occupation; Contractor 
Born February 28, 1897 
Wife's name; Ruth; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1933 through 1939; 

Senate, 1941 through 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Highways & Transportation 

Taxation 



MATHERS, WILLIAM L. — (R) District 26 

Home address; 314 So. Merriam, Miles City 59301 

Phone: 232-4425 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address: 618 Madison 

Phone: 442-6388 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born September 29, 1923 
Wife's name; Charlotte; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1961-63; Senate, 

1 965-67-69-71 -73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Rules 



MEHRENS, JOHN (SANDY) — (D) District 45 

Home address; 200 Hickory, Anaconda 5971 1 

Phone; 563-2205 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address; Not available 
Occupation; Retired 
Born September 22, 1926 
Wife's name; Helen; five children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1967-69-71-73-74; 

Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations 



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NELSON, HAROLD C. — |R) District 7 

Home address: 704 3rd St. S.E., Cut Bank 59427 

Phone: 873-2168 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 400 Floweree 

Phone: 442-2962 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born October 20, 1 909 
Wife's name: Lois; four children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Bills & Journal, Vice Chairman 

Finance & Claims 

Labor & Employment Relations, Vice Chairman 



NORMAN, BILL — (D) District 47 

Home address: 440 Connell Ave., Missoula 59801 

Phone: 543-7914 
Business address: Missoula General Hospital 

Phone: 543-6771 
Helena address: 1539 1 1th Ave. 

Phone: 443-5949 
Occupation: Physician 
Born April 2, 1922 
Wife's name: Laura; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1971-73-74; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Public Health 

Taxation 



O'HARA, JESSE — (R) District 18 

Home address: 257 21st Ave. N.W., Great Falls 
59404 

Phone: 761-0088 
Business Address: CMR High School 791-2377 
Helena address: 541 Peosta 

Phone: 443-1258 
Occupation: Guidance Counselor 
Born November 15, 1943 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary 

Local Government 



OLSON, S.A. - (R) District 28 

Home address: P.O. Box 928, Glendive 59330 

Phone: 365-4141 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Physician 
Born November 26, 1908 
Widowed; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1971-73-74; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary, Vice Chairman 

Public Health, Chairman 



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PALMER, BOB — (D) District 48 

Home address: 228 Woodford, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 728-0389 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1539 11thAve. 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born May 16, 1943 
Wife's name: Mary 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77; Senate, 

1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health 



PETERSON, ROBERT R. — (D) District 42 

Home address: 3049 Atherton Lane, Butte 59701 

Phone: 494-5951 
Business address: 401 S. Main 

Phone: 723-4788 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation: Businessman 
Born September 30, 1932 
Wife's name: Lila Jean; four children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Bills & Journal 

Business & Industry 

Local Government 



RASMUSSEN, A.T. (TOM) — (R) District 16 

Home address: 731 Stuart, Helena 59601 

Phone: 443-2588 
Business address: 1300 N. Montana, Helena 

Phone: 443-2121 
Helena address: Same as above 
Occupation: Optometrist 
Born November 20, 1940 
Wife's name: Karen; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975; Senate, 

1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Legislative Administration 

Local Government 

Public Health, Vice Chairman 

State Administration 



REGAN, PAT - (D) District 31 

Home address: 204 Mountain View, Billings 59101 

Phone: 259-8944 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena' address: 710 Harrison 

Phone: 442-7409 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born September 21, 1923 
Husband's name: Thomas; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1973-74; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Finance & Claims 



ROSKIE, GEORGE F. — (R) District 21 

Home address: 3440 6th Ave. So., Great Falls 59405 

Phone: 761-6060 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 900 Lincoln Ave. 

Phone: 442-4466 
Occupation: Realtor 
Born August 28, 1912 
Wife's name: Norma; two children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Committee on Committees 

Natural Resources, Chairman 

State Administration, Vice Chairman 

Taxation 



RYAN, PATRICK L. — (D) District 19 

Home address: 3104 2nd Ave. S., Great Falls 59405 

Phone: 761-9667 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 819 No. Davis 

Phone: 443-6048 
Occupation: Parole Officer 
Born May 15, 1928 
Wife's name: Shirley; six children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977; Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Public Health 

State Administration 



SEVERSON, ELMER — (R) District 46 

Home address: Box 28, Rt. 1, Stevensville 59870 

Phone: 777-3313 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1412 N. Benton 

Phone: 442-8205 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born May 3, 1922 
Wife's name: Bea; six children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977; Senate, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Taxation 



SMITH, ED B. — |R) District 1 

Home address: R.R. 1 , Box 1 1 , Dagmar 5921 9 

Phone: 483-5484 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 321 N. California 

Phone: 442-2078 
Occupation: Farmer — Businessman 
Born May 7, 1920 
Wife's name: Juliet; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1967-69-71; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education, Vice Chairman 

Finance & Claims 

Fish & Game, Chairman 

Rules 



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SMITH, RICHARD G. — (D) District 8 

Home address: Box 41 1, Columbia Falls 59912 

Phone; 892-5998 
Business address. Same as above 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation: Machinist 
Born December 20, 1936 
Wife's name: Myrna; five children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Labor & Employment Relations 



STEPHENS, STAN — (R) District 4 

Home address: 422 3rd Street, Havre 59501 

Phone: 265-4919 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 801 Floweree 

Phone: 442-6509 
Occupation: Businessman 
Born September 16, 1929 
Wife's name: Ann; two children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1969-71-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Rules, Chairman 
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STIMATZ, LAWRENCE G. — (D) District 43 

Home address: 1615 C. St., Box 3762, Butte 59701 

Phone: 792-6979 
Business address: Metals Building, Butte 

Phone: 723-5493 
Helena address: 2015 9th Ave. 

Phone: 443-5740 
Occupation: Lawyer 
Born May 25, 1919 
Wife's name: Peggy; eleven children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1961-67-69; Senate, 

1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Finance & Claims 

Fish & Game 



STORY, PETER R. — (R) District 37 

Home address: Emigrant 59027 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Serendipity Apartments 

Phone: 443-5470 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born December 19, 1932 
Wife's name: Eileen; five children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Finance & Claims, Vice Chairman 

Local Government 

Natural Resources 

State Administration, Chairman 



THIESSEN, CORNIE R. — (D) District 27 

Home address; Box 195, Lambert 59243 

Phone: 774-3400 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1 203 WInne Ave. 

Phone: 442-8414 
Occupation: Farmer-Rancher 
Born July 7, 1910 
Wife's name: Ailee; two children 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1959-61-63-65-67- 

69-71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Finance & Claims 

Natural Resources 

Rules 



THOMAS, BILL — (D) District 20 

Home address: 3440 12th Ave. So., Great Falls 
59405 

Phone; 761-8013 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address; 925 Maple 

Phone; 443-7403 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born January 17, 1942 
Wife's name; Patsie; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1975; Senate, 

1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Education 

Finance & Claims 

Local Government 



TOWE, THOMAS E. — (D) District 34 

Home address: 2739 Gregory Drive So., Billings 
59102 

Phone: 656-2163 
Business address; 2525 6th Ave. N. 

Phone; 248-7337 
Helena address; 1035 Mill Road 
Occupation; Attorney 
Born June 25. 1937 
Wife's name; Ruth; two children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1971-73-74; Senate, 

1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Judiciary 

Taxation 

TURNAGE, JEAN A. — (R) District 13 

Home address: P.O. Box 450, Poison 59850 

Phone; 883-5660 
Business address: 312 1st St. E., Poison 

Phone: 883-5367 
Helena address; 1710 8th Ave. 

Phone; 443-7264 
Occupation; Lawyer 
Born March 10, 1926 
Wife's name: Eula Mae 
Service in Legislature; House, 1963; Senate, 1965- 

67-69-71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Committee on Committees 

Judiciary 

Rules 

Taxation, Chairman 



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VAN VALKENBURG, FRED R. — (D) District 50 

Home address: 820 Hart, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 728-7094 
Business address: 240 N. HIggins 

Phone: 543-8222 
Helena address: 801 'A Stuart 

Phone: 443-5796 
Occupation: Attorney 
Born May 3, 1948 
Wife's name: Carol; one child 
Service in Legislature: Senate, 1979 
Standmg committee assignments: 

Bills & Journal 

Fish & Game 

Judiciary 



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WATT, ROBERT D. — (D) District 49 

Home address: 451 Kensington, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 549-8215 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1806 Golden 

Phone: 442-4024 
Occupation: Retired 
Born August 27, 1899 
Wife's name: Mabel 
Service in Legislature: House, 1963-65-69-71-73-74; 

Senate, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Taxation 



MONTANA STATE SENATE 
46th LEGISLATURE 




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THE 




MONTANA 




HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 




1 00 Members 




55 Democrats 


87 Men 


45 Republicans 


1 3 Women 


OFFICERS 





Speaker Harold Gerke 

Speaker Pro Tempore Joe Brand 

Majority Floor Leader Ann Mary Dussault 

Majority Whip John Vincent 

Minority Floor Leader Jack Ramirez 

Minority Whip Robert Sivertsen 



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HOUSE STAFF 

Chief Clerk Martha McGee 

Assistant Art Noonan 

Sergeant-at-Arms Dick Meyer 

Chaplain Rev. William Burkhardt 

Bills Clerk Pat Tyanich 

Journal Clerk Jo Ann Owens 

Bills Coordinator Shaun DeVine 

Secretary to the Speaker- Bobbie Murphy 

Secretary to the Majority Leader Nancy Aagenes 

Secretary to the Minority Leader Martha Brass 

Chief Stenographer Wanda Gough 



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HOUSE MEMBERS 



ANDERSON, ROBERT LEWIS — (R) District 16 

Home address: Box 8, Bigfork 5991 1 

Phone: 837-4320 
Business address: School Dist 38, 837-5247 
Helena address: 1118 Livingston 

Phone: 443-3933 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born November 27, 1942 
Wife's name: Bonnie; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary 



AZZARA, JAMES — (D) District 96 

Home address: 305 S. 4th West, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 549-2477 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation: Teacher — Businessman 
Born February 24, 1949 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Public Health 

State Administration 



BAETH, WILLIAM R. (BILL) — (D) District 21 

Home address: 805 Minnesota Ave., Libby 59923 

Phone: 293-4465 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1010 5th 

Phone: 443-5425 
Occupation: Retired 
Born July 2, 1909 
Widowed; nine children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1967-69-71-73-74- 

75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation, Chairman 

State Administration 



BARDANOUVE, FRANCIS — (D) District 6 

Home address: R.R., Harlem 59526 

Phone: 353-2397 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1 507 Broadway 

Phone: 442-2471 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born December 10, 1917 
Wife's name: Venus; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1959 through 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations, Chairman 

Rules 

State Administration 



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BENGTSON, ESTHER G. — (D) District 59 

Home address: Shepherd 59079 

Phone; 373-5742 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1034 N. Davis 

Phone: 443-5688 
Occupation: Teacher — Farmwife 
Born October 30, 1927 
Husband's name: Lawrence; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Appropriations 



BENNETT, W.F. — (R) District 15 

Home address: Box 1516, Columbia Falls 59912 

Phone: 892-3207 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1710 8th 

Phone: 443-7264 
Occupation: Physician & Surgeon 
Born February 11, 1920 
Wife's name: Martha; two children 
Service In Legislature: Senate, 1967-69-71; House, 

1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Public Health 

State Administration 



BERTELSEN, VERNER L — (R) District 27 

Home address: Ovando 59854 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 820 Getchell 

Phone: 442-3042 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born July 19, 1918 
Wife's name; Judy; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Natural Resources 

Taxation 



BRAND, JOE — (D) District 28 

Home address; 800 Montana Ave., Deer Lodge 

59722 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 106 Humbolt Loop 
Occupation: Train Conductor 
Born October 3, 1925 
Wife's name: Betty Jane; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1967-69-71-73-74- 

75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Rules 

State Administration, Chairman 



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BURNETT, JAMES H. (JIM) — (R) District 71 

Home address; Luther 59051 

Phone: 446-2489 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1233 Highland 

Phone: 442-2738 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born July 1. 1917 
Wife's name; Betty; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Natural Resources 

Taxation 



CONROY, THOMAS R. — (D) District 58 

Home address: 607 W. 3rd St., Hardin 59034 

Phone: 665-2216 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 535 Logan 

Phone; 442-6996 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born November 12, 1934 
Wife's name; Colleen; six children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture 

Fish & Game 

Judiciary 



COONEY, MIKE — (D) District 83 

Home address; P.O. Box 3331, Butte 59701 

Phone; 494-2089 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 409 South Fee 

Phone; 442-6559 
Occupation: Student 
Born September 3, 1954 
Not married 

Service in Legislature; House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry 

Highways & Transportation 

Natural Resources 



CURTISS, AUBYN A. — (R) District 20 

Home address: Deep Creek Road, Fortine 5991! 

Phone; 882-4448 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 713 Knight 

Phone; 443-0451 
Occupation; Homemaker 
Born July 1, 1925 

Husband's name: David; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Fish & Game 

Judiciary 

Natural Resources 



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DAILY, FRED (FRITZ) — (D) District 87 

Home address: 1057 W. Steel, Butte 59701 

Phone: 723-8634 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 422 South Davis 

Phone: 442-6295 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born October 31, 1945 
Wife's name: Connie; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Fish & Game 

Judiciary 



DASSINGER, E.N. (ERNIE) — (D) District 50 

Home address: 1 490 Oak, Box 206, Forsyth 59327 

Phone: 356-2264 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Locomotive Engineer 
Born June 6, 1931 
Wife's name: Jackie; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Taxation, Vice Chairman 



DAY, WILLIAM M. (WILLIE) - (D) District 54 

Home address: Bloomfield Rt., Glendive 59330 

Phone: 687-3606 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 727 8th Ave. 

Phone: 443-6203 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born January 1, 1926 
Wife's name: Katherine; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture, Chairman 

Judiciary 



DONALDSON. GENE — (R) District 29 

Home address: 3890 Helberg Dr., Helena 59601 

Phone: 227-5846 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Same as above 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born November 16, 1934 
Wife's name: Beverly; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

State Administration 



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DOZIER, ROBERT — (D) District 61 

Home address; 3923 3rd Ave. So., Billings 59101 

Phone: 245-7743 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 1032 Breckenridge 

Phone; 443-5948 
Occupation; Firefighter 
Born November 16, 1938 
Wife's name; Marion; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standmg committee assignments; 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 

Taxation 



DUSSAULT, ANN MARY — (D) District 95 

Home address; Rt. 2, Mullan Rd., Missoula 59801 

Phone; 549-4024 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 1030 Monroe 

Phone; 443-1056 
Occupation; Music Therapist 
Born May 23, 1946 
Not married 

Service in Legislature; House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Rules, Chairman 
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ELLERD, ROBERT A. (BOB) — (R) District 75 

Home address; 2206 Bridger Dr., Bozeman 59715 

Phone; 587-7286 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; Colonial Inn 

Phone; 443-2100 
Occupation; Associate Mgr., 

Livestock Marketing Association 
Born January 26, 1918 
Widower; three children 

Service in Legislature; House, 1971-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations 



ELLIS, HOWARD L. — (R) District 93 

Home address; Rt. 4, Pittzville, Missoula 59801 

Phone; 258-6837 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 1735 Sierra Rd. 

Phone; 458-5586 
Occupation; Co-owner — food store 
Born November 26, 1921 
Wife's name; Helen E.; five children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Fish & Game 



ELLISON, ORVAL — (R) District 73 

Home address: West Boulder Rt., McLeod 59052 

Phone: 222-3525 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1321 Walnut 

Phone: 442-0413 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born July 6, 1921 
Wife's name: Emma M.; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry 

Fish & Game 



ERNST, GENE N. — (R) District 47 

Home address: Box 39, Stanford 59479 

Phone: 566-2564 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1430 Hauser 

Phone: 442-2063 
Occupation: Farmer 
Born December 8, 1927 
Wife's name: Geraldine; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Highways & Transportation 



EUDAILY, RALPH S. — (R) District 100 

Home address: 234 Kensington Ave., Missoula 
59801 

Phone: 549-1201 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1440 Missoula Ave. 

Phone: 442-9735 
Occupation: Retired 
Born September 28, 1913 
Wife's name: Doris; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary 



FABREGA, JAY — (R) District 44 

Home address: 812 Grizzly Drive, Great Falls 59404 

Phone: 452-9113 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 315y2 North Warren 

Phone: 442-8086 
Occupation: Aluminum and Glass Contractor 
Born May 17, 1933 
Wife's name: Julie; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 

Taxation 



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FAGG, HARRISON G. — (R) District 63 

Home address: 1414 Mystic Drive, Billings 59102 

Phone: 252-5898 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1810Winne 

Phone: 442-9071 
Occupation: Architect 
Born October 27, 1931 
Wife's name: Darlene; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-74-75- 

77-79 
Standmg committee assignments: 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Natural Resources 

Taxation 



FEDA, G.C. (JERRY) — (R) District 4 

Home address: 206 2nd Ave. N., Glasgow 59230 

Phone: 228-2110 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 428 8th Ave. 

Phone: 443-6472 
Occupation: Real Estate and Railroad Engineer 
Born June 7, 1926 
Wife's name: Audrey; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 

State Administration 



FRATES, GENE — (D) District 60 

Home address: 1601 Bitterroot Dr., Billings 59101 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 613 1st St. 

Phone: 442-3579 
Occupation: Retired 
Born January 20, 1906 
Wife's name: Onata; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Highways & Transportation 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety, Vice Chairman 



GERKE, HAROLD E. — (D) District 62 

Home address: 202 Mtn. View, Billings 59101 

Phone: 245-5397 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 2024 Lockey 

Phone: 443-2249 
Occupation: Semi-retired Businessman 
Born May 1, 1912 
Wife's name: Vera; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1965-67-69-71-73- 

74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Rules, Vice Chairman 



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GESEK, PATRICIA (PAT) — (D) District 19 

Home address: 21 1 Central, Whitefish 59937 

Phone: 862-4700 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 500 Geddes 

Phone: 442-6730 
Occupation: Businesswoman 
Born July 1, 1931 

Husband's name: Bob; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



GILLIGAN, PETER J., Jr. — (D) District 38 

Home address: P.O. Box 6413, Great Falls 59406 

Phone: 452-7213 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 819 North Davis 

Phone: 443-6048 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born October 1 9, 1 940 
Wife's name: Clary; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education, Chairman 

Taxation 



GOULD, R. BUDD — (R) District 98 

Home address: 2121 35th Ave., Missoula 59801 

Phone: 549-4236 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 622 Breckenridge 

Phone: 443-4346 
Occupation: Disabled 
Born May 10, 1937 
Wife's name: Rosalia; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



HAND, BILL — (D) District 82 

Home address: 30 S. Arizona St., Dillon 59725 

Phone: 683-4420 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 301 W. Lawrence 

Phone: 443-6367 
Occupation: Mining Engineer 
Born August 21, 1924 
Wife's name: Helen; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Appropriations 



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HARPER, HAL — (D) District 30 

Home address; 221 S. Cooke 

Phone: 442-0584 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Same as above 
Occupation: Construction Worker 
Born November 3, 1948 
Wife's name: Debbie 

Service in Legislature: House, 1973-74-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Natural Resources, Vice Chairman 



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HARRINGTON, DAN W. — (D) District 88 

Home address: 1201 N. Excelsior, Butte 59701 

Phone: 792-0332 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1 900 Broadway 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born February 12, 1938 
Wife's name: Patricia; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Labor & Employment Relations, Vice Chairman 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 

Taxation 



HAYNE, HARRIET — (R) District 14 

Home address: Box 285, Dupuyer 59432 

Phone; 472-3263 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; Colonial Inn 

Phone; 443-2100 
Occupation: Homemaker — Rancher 
Born September 11,1 922 
Husband's name: Jack; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

State Administration 



HEMSTAD, ANDREA (ANDY) — (R) District 40 

Home address; 2725 Eighth Avenue No., Great Falls 
59404 

Phone: 727-7101 
Business address: 1205 1st Ave. N.W., Great Falls 59404 

Phone: 791-2282 
Helena address; 915 12th 

Phone: 442-8298 
Occupation; Teacher 
Born March 13, 1952 
Not married 

Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



HIRSCH, LES J. - (D) District 52 

Home address: Broadus Stage, Miles City 59301 

Phone; 232-1067 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1614 Grant 

Phone: 442-2921 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born September 18, 1947 
Wife's name: Donna; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture 

Fish & Game, Vice Chairman 

Taxation 



HOLMES, POLLY — (D) District 67 

Home address: 1 620 Ave. F., Billings 59102 

Phone: 252-5323 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 11 34 9th Ave. 

Phone: 443-5239 
Occupation: Homemaker 
Born May 10, 1923 

Husband's name: Robert; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety, Chairman 



HUENNEKENS, HERB - (D) District 68 

Home address: 3216 Rimrock Rd., Billings 59102 

Phone; 656-2861 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Retired Meteorologist — Rancher 
Born June 26, 1912 
Wife's name: Helen; two children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Natural Resources 

Rules 

Taxation, Chairman 



HURWITZ, BURT L — (R) District 45 

Home address: Box 304, White Sulphur Springs 
59645 

Phone; 547-3580 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address; 705 E. State 

Phone; 442-5556 
Occupation; Rancher 
Born August 16, 1911 
Wife's name: June; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Local Government 



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IVERSON, DENNIS — (R) District 9 

Home address: Box 66, Whitlash 59545 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address: 496 So. Park 

Phone: 443-0599 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born September 4, 1943 
Wife's name: Donna; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary 

Natural Resources 



JENSEN, WILLIAM (RAY) — (R) District 25 

Home address: St. Ignatius 59865 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1811 Lockey 

Phone: 442-5874 
Occupation: Dairy Farmer 
Born July 13, 1922 
Wife's name: Faye; seven children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Business & Industry 

Fish & Game 



JOHNSON, VICKI — (D) District 72 

Home address: Star Rt., Columbus 59019 

Phone: 322-4336 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 6868 Applegate Dr. 

Phone: 458-9310 
Occupation: Public Relations 
Born October 14, 1954 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture, Vice Chairman 

Fish & Game 

Taxation 



JOHNSTON, GEORGE R. — (D) District 13 

Home address: 504 3rd St. S.E., Cut Bank 59427 

Phone: 873-2188 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 712 Highland 

Phone: 442-3659 
Occupation: Farmer — Engineer 
Born July 16, 1912 
Wife's name: Mary; three children 

Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Fish & Game 

Natural Resources 

State Administration 



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KANDUCH, JOE F., Sr. — (D) District 89 

Home address: Barker Creek, Anaconda 5971 1 

Phone: 563-6017 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 712 Gilbert 

Phone: 442-3411 
Occupation: Retired 
Born December 20, 1915 
Wife's name: Karin; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Highways & Transportation, Vice Chairman 

State Administration 



KEEDY, MICHAEL H. - (D) District 18 

Home address: 498 Van Sant Road, Kalispell 59901 

Phone: 257-4031 
Business address: Box 1 1 54 

Phone: 755-7382 
Helena address: 1118 Livingston 

Phone: 443-3933 
Occupation: Lawyer 
Born April 7, 1943 
Wife's name: Carol; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Fish & Game 

Judiciary 

Natural Resources 



KEMMIS, DANIEL — (D) District 94 

Home address: P.O. Box 8687, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 728-3077/721-1835 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 738 8th 

Phone: 443-0438 
Occupation: Attorney 
Born December 5, 1945 
Wife's name: Jeanne; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary 

Local Government 



KESSLER, GERALD R. — (D) District 66 

Home address: 34 Ave. B, Billings 59102 

Phone: 248-3506 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 819 N. Davis 

Phone: 443-6022 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born December 1, 1948 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry 

Local Government 

Natural Resources 



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KEYSER, KERRY — (R) District 81 

Home address: Box 126, Ennis 59729 

Phone 682-4664 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 447 So. Park 

Phone: 443-4163 
Occupation: Highway Patrolman 
Born January 27, 1929 
Wife's name: Marilyn; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

Judiciary 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



KROPP. PAUL K. — (R) District 5 

Home address: 502 East 6th St., Box 520, Malta 
59538 

Phone: 654-1768 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1726Lockey 

Phone: 443-5634 
Occupation: Rancher — Businessman 
Born December 3, 1919 
Wife's name: Pearl; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1971-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

State Administration 



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KVAALEN, OSCAR S. — (R) District 53 

Home address: Lambert 59243 

Phone: 774-3736 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1914 E. 8th Ave. 

Phone: 442-9686 
Occupation: Rancher — Farmer 
Born January 1, 1921 
Wife's name: Ruth; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1959-61-63-65-67- 

69-71-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Education 

Rules 



LIEN, EDWARD — (D) District 49 

Home address: SR 231, Box A33, Wolf Point 59201 

Phone: 525-3673 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 101 South California 

Phone: 442-9233 
Occupation: Farmer 
Born July 19, 1928 
Wife's name: Eldora; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Highways & Transportation 

Taxation 



LORY, EARL C. — |R) District 99 

Home address: 4795 Miller Creek Rd., Missoula 
59801 

Phone: 543-7379 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 91 6y2 Logan 

Phone: 442-5588 
Occupation: Retired 
Born June 25, 1906 
Widowed; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary 

Legislative Administration 



LUND, ART — |R) District 2 

Home address: Box 806, Scobey 59263 

Phone: 783-5566 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1716 5th 

Phone: 443-5293 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born July 28, 1920 
Wife's name: Cleo; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1963-65-69-71-73- 

74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Education 



McBRIDE, KATHLEEN — (D) District 85 

Home address: 31 1 1 Carter St., Butte 59701 

Phone: 494-3769 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1215 11th 

Phone: 442-7568 
Occupation: Geologist 
Born July 17, 1952 
Husband's name: John 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Natural Resources 

State Administration 



MAGONE, JOSEPH M. — (D) District 24 

Home address: Rt. 1, Box S, Superior 59872 

Phone: 822-4429 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1211 Highland 
Occupation: Millwright 
Born June 14, 1923 
Wife's name: Edris; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Highways & Transportation 

Legislative Administration 

State Administration 



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MANNING, RICHARD E. — (D) District 35 

Home address; 810 7th Ave. N., Great Falls 59401 

Phone; 761-0810 
Business address; 761-3958 
Helena address; 1032 Breckenridge 

Phone; 443-5948 
Occupation; Laborer 
Born July 25, 1926 
Wife's name; Jody; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Labor & Employment Relations 



MANUEL, REX — (D) District 11 

Home address; R.R. 1, Box 42, Fairfield 59436 

Phone; 467-2622 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 534 Hollins 

Phone; 442-5569 
Occupation; Farmer — Businessman 
Born June 11, 1930 
Wife's name; Jeannine; five children 
Service In Legislature; House, 1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Fish & Game 



MARKS, ROBERT L. (BOB) — (R) District 80 

Home address; Box 1 16, Clancy 59634 

Phone; 933-5589 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; Same as above 
Occupation; Rancher — Businessman 
Born January 11, 1932 
Wife's name; Barbara; six children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1969-71-73-74-75- 

77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Fish & Game 



MENAHAN, WILLIAM (RED) — (D) District 90 

Home address; 1 304 W. 8th, Anaconda 5971 1 

Phone; 563-2985 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 515 8th Ave. 

Phone; 442-5821 
Occupation; Teacher 
Born August 16, 1935 
Wife's name; Shirley; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1971-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Appropriations 

Labor & Employment Relations 



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METCALF, JERALD L. (JERRY) — (D) District 31 

Home address: 201 Vawter, Helena 59601 

Phone: 443-5836 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Same as above 
Occupation: Antique Dealer 
Born June 8, 1936 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Fish & Game 

Legislative Administration, Chairman 

Natural Resources 



MEYER, DARRYL — (R) District 42 

Home address: 5306 4th Ave. South, Great Falls 
59405 

Phone: 761-2437 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 24 S. Ewing C-17 

Phone: 443-3222 
Occupation: President, Montana Auto College 
Born May 22, 1937 
Wife's name: Gail; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Highways & Transportation 

Legislative Administration 



MOORE, JACK K. — (R) District 41 

Home address: 1 200 32nd St. So. #85, Great Falls 
59405 

Phone: 761-5323 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 708 Dearborn 

Phone: 442-9460 
Occupation: Retired Colonel, USAF 
Born November 9, 1921 
Wife's name: Geri 

Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Local Government 

Rules 



NATHE, DENNIS G. - (R) District 1 

Home address: R.R. 1, Redstone 59257 

Phone; 895-2527 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1 32 Wedgwood 

Phone: 443-4016 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born December 12, 1938 
Wife's name: Delia; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Natural Resources 



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NORDTVEDT, KENNETH, Jr. — (R) District 77 

Home address; 1 18 Sourdough Rd., Bozeman 59715 

Phone; 586-3263 
Business address; MSU, Physics Dept. 

Phone; 994-3614 
Helena address; 101 Fairway Dr. 

Phone; 442-5856 
Occupation; Research Physicist 
Born April 16, 1939 
Wife's name; Peggy; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Education 

Taxation 



OBERG, DANNY — (D) District 8 

Home address; 612 16th St., Havre 59501 

Phone; 265-5098 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 1413 Helena Ave. #9 
Occupation; Railroad Brakeman 
Born November 4, 1951 
Not married 

Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry 

Education 

Local Government 



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O'CONNELL, HELEN G. — (D) District 34 

Home address; 703 4th Ave. S.W., Great Falls 59405 

Phone; 453-5873 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 2480 E. Broadway 

Phone; 442-0386 
Occupation; Housewife 
Born July 15, 1917 

Husband's name; Clarence; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 

State Administration, Vice Chairman 



PAVLOVICH, ROBERT J. (BOB) — (D) District 86 

Home address; 2751 Yale Ave., Butte 59701 

Phone; 792-4507 
Business address: 1375 Harrison Ave. 

Phone; 723-9936 
Helena address; 422 So. Davis 

Phone; 442-6295 
Occupation; Tavern Owner 
Born June 6, 1929 

Wife's name; Kathleen; seven children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments; 

Judiciary 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



PISTORIA, PAUL G. — (D) District 39 

Home address: 2421 Central Ave., Great Falls 59401 

Phone; 453-3665 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 301 W, Lawrence 

Phone: 443-5225 
Occupation: Retired 
Born February 19, 1907 
Wife's name: Kathryn 
Service In Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Local Government 

State Administration 



PORTER, HOWARD C. — (R) District 65 

Home address; 2412 Ash, Billings 59101 

Phone: 248-8850 
Business address: 238 Stapleton BIdg., Billings 59101 

Phone: 248-5966 
Helena address: 201 1 2th B-4 

Phone: 442-5769 
Occupation; Businessman 
Born May 5, 1913 

Wife's name: Dorothy; two children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Education 

Labor & Employment Relations 

State Administration 



QUILICI, JOE — (D) District 84 

Home address: 3040 Kossuth, Butte 59701 

Phone: 792-5772 

Business a ddress; j— — MHBMPii i^'-' '^' ^^i^^<^ 

Phone: ■■■■■ 7 5.'^-5^5'S' 
Helena address; 422 S. Davis 

Phone: 442-6295 
Occupation; Glazier 
Born July 6, 1921 

Wife's name; Georgia Ann; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1971-73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry, Chairman 

Legislative Administration 

Natural Resources 



RAMIREZ. JACK — (R) District 64 

Home address; 4042 Pine Cove Rd., Billings 59102 

Phone: 656-5857 
Business address; Box 2529, Billings 59103 

Phone; 252-3441 
Helena address; 200 N. Montana 

Phone: 442-0186 
Occupation; Lawyer 
Born July 14, 1939 
Wife's name; Carol; two children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Rules 



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REICHERT, ARLYNE E. — (D) District 37 

Home address: 1409 4th Ave. So., Great Falls 59406 

Phone: 452-5492 
Business address: McLaughlin Research Institute, 
1625 3rd Ave. N. 

Phone: 761-5833 
Helena address: 450 N. Hoback 

Phone: 443-4989 
Occupation: Research Assistant 
Born January 14, 1926 
Widowed; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Local Government, Vice Chairman 

Taxation 



ROBBINS, HERSHEL M. — (D) District 46 

Home address: 915 1st East, Roundup 59072 

Phone: 323-2169 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 2230 5th 

Phone: 442-2060 
Occupation: Creamery Owner 
Born December 24, 1922 
Wife's name: Audrey; seven children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government, Chairman 

Taxation 



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ROBBINS, KEN — (D) District 91 

Home address: Conner 59827 

Business address: Same as above 

Helena address: Serendipity Apts. B-13, 6 So. Park 

Phone: 443-5163 
Occupation: Liquor Store Owner 
Born August 13, 1915 
Wife's name: Bunny; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Fish & Game 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



ROSENTHAL, JONAS H. — (D) District 43 

Home address: 206 8th St. North, Great Falls 59401 

Phone: 453-5804 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation: Director, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of 

Great Falls 
Born February 14, 1950 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Highways & Transportation 

Judiciary 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



ROTH, AUDREY G. — (R) District 10 

Home address: Box 489, Big Sandy 59520 

Phone; 386-2481 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1337 9th 

Phone: 442-8113 
Occupation: Homemaker — Rancher 
Born September 12, 1916 
Husband's name: Arthur; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Judiciary 



SALES. WALTER R. — (R) District 79 

Home address: Stagecoach Trail, Manhattan 59741 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address: 101 Fairway Dr. 

Phone; 442-5856 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born August 15, 1927 
Wife's name: Shirley; five children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

State Administration 



SCHULTZ, JAMES M. — (R) District 48 

Home address; 1210 7th Ave. N., Lewistown 59457 

Phone: 538-3355 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address; 1102 8th 

Phone: 442-1458 
Occupation: Retired 
Born May 13, 1922 
Wife's name: Jessie; three children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Agriculture 

Fish & Game 



SCULLY, JOHN P. — (D) District 76 

Home address: P.O. Box 1 172, Bozeman 59715 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 639 W. Main 

Phone: 443-2907 
Occupation: Attorney 
Born September 23, 1946 
Wife's name; Toni; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Judiciary, Chairman 

Natural Resources 



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SEIFERT, CARL A. — (R) District 26 

Home address; R.R., Box 45B, Poison 59860 

Phone: 883-2846 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 2198 N.Benton 

Phone; 442-2454 
Occupation; Farmer — Rancher — Businessman 
Born July 2, 1938 
Wife's name; Peggy; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1973-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Judiciary 

Labor & Employment Relations 



SHELDEN, ARTHUR H. (ART) — (D) District 22 

Home address; Rt. 1, Box 1650, Libby 59923 

Phone; 293-4716 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address; 1 220 8th 

Phone; 443-6063 
Occupation; Retired 
Born October 31, 1905 
Wife's name; Ruth; four children 
Service in Legislature; House, 1959-61-63-71-73- 

74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Business & Industry 

Natural Resources, Chairman 



SIVERTSEN, ROBERT (BOB) — (R) District 7 

Home address; P.O. Box 2226, Havre 59501 

Phone; 395-4457 
Business address; Same as above 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation; Farmer — Rancher — Businessman 
Born September 1 1, 1937 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Rules 

Taxation 



SMITH, CARL M. — (R) District 57 

Home address; Olive 59343 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1311 Highland 

Phone: 442-5423 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born August 29, 1901 
Wife's name; Inez; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1961-63-65-69-71- 

73-74-75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Agriculture 

State Administration 



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SOUTH, CARROLL V. — (D) District 51 

Home address; 506 Miss. Ave., Miles City 59301 

Phone: 232-4252 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 624 Gilbert 

Phone: 442-5232 
Occupation: Contractor 
Born December 14, 1941 
Wife's name: Lois; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations, Vice Chairman 

Local Government 



SPILKER, BARBARA (BOBBY) — (R) District 32 

Home address: 801 Harrison, Helena 59601 

Phone: 442-0564 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Same as above 
Occupation: Homemaker 
Born February 13, 1938 
Husband's name: William 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Natural Resources 



STAIGIVIILLER, JOHN B. — (D) District 33 

Home address: P.O. Box 422, Cascade 59421 

Phone: 468-2867 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1912 6th 

Phone: 442-4467 
Occupation: Retired 
Born January 26, 1907 
Wife's name: June; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1967-69-71-73-74- 

75-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Fish & Game, Chairman 

State Administration 



STOBIE, CHRIS H. — (R) District 23 

Home address: Rt. 2, Box 44, Thompson Falls 59873 

Phone: 827-4224 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Businessman 
Born March 12, 1932 
Wife's name: Ruby; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



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TEAGUE, WES — (D) District 69 

Home address: 336 Monroe, Billings 59101 

Phone: 259-3757 
Business address: 248-5800 
Helena address: 443-1 143 
Occupation: Teacher— Small Businessman 
Born January 1, 1941 
Not married 

Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education 

Judiciary, Vice Chairman 

Labor & Employment Relations 



THOFT, ROBERT — (R) District 92 

Home address: R.R. 1, Box 45, Stevensville 59870 

Phone: 777-3177 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Serendipity Apts., 6 So. Park 

Phone: 443-5987 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born July 13, 1929 
Wife's name: Alice; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1979 
Standing committee assignments: 

Fish & Game 

Natural Resources 



TROPILA, JOE — (D) District 36 

Home address: 209 2nd St. N.W., Great Falls 59404 

Phone: 453-1124 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 809 N. Davis 

Phone: 443-6048 
Occupation: Self-employed 
Born May 31, 1935 
Wife's name: Mary; four children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry 

Highways & Transportation 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



UHDE, JACK BRIAN — (D) District 17 

Home address: 721 3rd St. W., Kalispell 59901 

Phone: 257-6016 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Not available 
Occupation: Real Estate 
Born August 27, 1957 
Wife's name: Mary Yuricic 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Education, Vice Chairman 

Highways & Transportation 

Judiciary 



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UNDERDAL, MELVIN — (R) District 12 

Home address: Box 605, Shelby 59474 

Phone: 434-5932 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 917Hauser 

Phone: 442-1544 
Occupation: Farmer — Rancher 
Born April 22, 1912 
Wife's name: Clara; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Taxation 



VINCENT, JOHN — (D) District 78 

Home address: 209 E. Lamme, Bozeman 59715 

Phone: 586-6790 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1111 8th 
Occupation: Teacher 
Born September 16, 1942 
Wife's name: Peggy; one child 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Business & Industry, Vice Chairman 

Rules 



VINGER, ORREN C. — (R) District 3 

Home address: 517 Johnson, Wolf Point 59201 

Phone: 653-1706 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1944 Cannon 

Phone: 442-5618 
Occupation: M.D.U. Division Manager 
Born March 20, 1934 
Wife's name: Elaine; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Local Government 

Taxation 



WALDRON, STEVE — (D) District 97 

Home address: 2344 W. Kent, Missoula 59801 

Phone: 549-1939 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 208 Breckenridge 
Occupation: Millworker 
Born September 19, 1946 
Service in Legislature: 1977-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Local Government 



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WILLIAMS. J. MELVIN — (D) District 70 

Home address: 51 1 8th Ave., Box 245, Laurel 59044 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 1015 Knight 

Phone: 442-8053 
Occupation: Retired 
Born September 28, 1910 
Wife's name: "Gene"; three children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Labor & Employment Relations, Chairman 

Taxation 



WOOD, L.E. (GENE) — (R) District 55 

Home address: 221 River Ave., Glendive 59330 

Phone: 365-4230 
Business address: Readi-Mix 

Phone: 365-2718 
Helena address: 1000 Stuart 

Phone: 442-2931 
Occupation: Businessman 
Born April 16, 1918 
Wife's name: Lillian; eight children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Highways & Transportation 



WYRICK, HAROLD A. — |R) District 56 

Home address: R.R. 3, Baker 59313 

Phone: 778-2305 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: Colonial Inn 

Phone: 443-2100 
Occupation: Rancher 
Born April 28, 1910 
Wife's name: Sarah; eight children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1975-77-79 
Standing committee assignments; 

Labor & Employment Relations 

Public Health, Welfare & Safety 



YARDLEY, DAN — (D) District 74 

Home address: 202 South 8th St., Livingston 59047 

Phone: 222-0220 
Business address: Same as above 
Helena address: 24 S. Ewing #24 

Phone: 443-5984 
Occupation: Attorney 
Born October 15, 1928 
Wife's name: Jo Anne; two children 
Service in Legislature: House, 1969-71-73-74-75-79 
Standing committee assignments: 

Appropriations 

Education 



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HOUSE 46 th ASSEMBLY 





49 



STANDING COMMITTEES 

AGRICULTURE 



SENATE MEMBERS (8) 



5 REP., 

Gait, Jack E., Chr. (R) 
Kolstad, Allen C, V-Chr. (R) 
Alkestad, Gary (R) 
Boylan, Paul F. (D) 
Conover, Max (D) 
Graham, Carroll A. (D) 
Hager, Tom (R) 
Nelson, Harold C. (R) 



3 DEM. 



Council Staff: Scott Curey 
M, W, F - 1 ;30 p.m.. Room 41 5 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 

10 DEM., 7 REP. 

Day, William M. (Willie), Chr. (D) 
Johnson, Vicki, V-Chr. (D) 
Bengtson, Esther G., (D) 
Brand, Joe (D) 
Conroy, Thomas R. (D) 
Dassinger, E.N. (D) 
Ellerd, Robert A. (R) 
Ernst, Gene N. (R) 
Hand, Bill (D) 
Hayne, Harriet (R) 
Hirsch, Les (D) 
Jensen, William (R) 
Kanduch, Joe F., Sr. (D) 
Lien, Edward (D) 
Roth, Audrey (R) 
Schultz, James M. (R) 
Smith, Carl (R) 

Council Staff: Bob Lane 

M, W, F - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 1 Capitol Annex 



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APPROPRIATIONS 



SENATE MEMBERS 



See Senate 

Committee Listing 

Under Finance and Claims 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 
10 DEM., 7 REP. 



Bardanouve, Francis, Chr. (D) 
South, Carroll, V-Chr. (D) 
Bengtson, Esther G. (D) 
Ellis, Howard L. (R) 
Gesek, Patricia E. (D) 
Hand, Bill (D) 
Hurwitz, Burt (R) 
Kvaalen, Oscar S. (R) 
Lund, Art (R) 
Manning, Richard E. (D) 
Manuel, Rex (D) 
Marks, Robert L. (R) 
Menahan, William (Red) (D) 
Moore, Jack K. (R) 
Waldron, Steve (D) 
Wood, L.E. (Gene) (R) 
Yardley, Dan (D) 



M through S - 8:00 a.m.. Room 104 



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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY 



SENATE MEMBERS (10) 

6 REP., 4 DEM. 

Hazelbaker, Frank W., Chr. (R) 
Goodover. Pat M., V-Chr. (R) 
Blaylock, Chet (D) 
Dover, Harold L (R) 
Hager, Tom (R) 
Kolstad, Allen C. (R) 
Lowe, William R. (Bill) (R) 
Mehrens, John (Sandy) (D) 
Peterson, Bob (D) 
Regan, Pat (D) 



Council Staff; Bob Pyfer 

M througfi S - 10:00 a.m.. Room 404 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 

11 DEM., 8 REP. 

Quilici, Joe, Chr. (D) 
Vincent, John, V-Chr. (D) 
Cooney, Mike (D) 
Ellerd, Robert A. (R) 
Ellison, Orval S. (R) 
Prates, Gene (D) 
Harper, Hal (D) 
Hemstad, Andrea (R) 
Jensen, William (R) 
Kessler, Gerald R. (D) 
Metcalf, Jerry (D) 
Meyer, Darryl (R) 
Nathe, Dennis G. (R) 
Oberg, Danny (D) 
Robbins, Ken (D) 
Shelden, Arthur H. (D) 
Spilker, Barbara (Bobby) (R) 
Stobie, Chris H. (R) 
Tropila, Joe (D) 

Council Staff: Shaun Simon 

M through S - 8:00 a.m., Room 437 



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BILLS & JOURNAL 



SENATE MEMBERS (7) 
4 REP., 3 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS 



Dover, Harold L., Chr. (R) 
Nelson. Harold C, V-Chr. (R) 
Anderson, Mike (R) 
Brown, Bob (R) 
Palmer, Bob (D) 
Peterson, Robert R. (Bob) (D) 
Van Valkenburg, Fred (D) 



See House 

Committee Listing 

Under Legislative Administration 



On cal 



COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES 



SENATE MEMBERS (5) 
5 REP. 

Gait, Jack E., Chr. (R) 
Kolstad, Allen C. (R) 
McCallum, George (R) 
Roskie, Goerge F. (R) 
Turnage, Jean A. (R) 

On Call 



HOUSE MEMBERS 



House committee members 
are appointed by 
the Speaker 



53 



EDUCATION 



SENATE MEMBERS (10) 
6 REP., 4 DEM. 



Brown, Bob, Chr. (R) 
Smith, Ed B., V-Chr. (R) 
Anderson, Mike (R) 
Blaylock, Chet (D) 
Fasbender, Larry (D) 
McCallum, George (R) 
OHara, Jesse A. (R) 
Severson, Elmer D. (R) 
Smith, Richard G. (D) 
Thomas, Bill (D) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 
10 DEM., 7 REP. 



Gilligan, Peter J., Jr., Chr. (D) 
Uhde, Jack Brian, V-Chr. (D) 
Anderson, Robert (R) 
Daily, Fred (Fritz) (D) 
Eudaily, Ralph S. (R) 
Kemmis, Daniel (D) 
Kvaalen, Oscar S. (R) 
Lory, Earl C. (R) 
Lund, Art (R) 
Magone, Joseph M. (D) 
Nordtvedt, Kenneth L, Jr. (R) 
Oberg, Danny (D) 
Pistoria, Paul G. (D) 
Porter, Howard C. (R) 
Reichert, Arlyne (D) 
Teague, Wes (D) 
Yardley, Dan (D) 



Council Staff: Bob Pyfer 

M, W, F - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 402 



Council Staff: Jim Oppedahl 

M, W, F - 1:30 p.m., Room 5 Capitol Annex 



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FINANCE AND CLAIMS 

SENATE MEMBERS (13) HOUSE MEMBERS 

7 REP., 6 DEM. 

Himsl, Matt V., Chr. (R) See House 

Story, Pete V., V-Chr. (R) Committee Listing 

Akiestad, Gary (R) under Appropriations 

Boylan, Paul F. (D) 

Etchart, Mark (R) 

Fasbender, Larry (D) 

Lockrem, Lloyd C, Jr. (R) 

Nelson, Harold C. (R) 

Regan, Pat (D) 

Smith, Ed B. (R) 

Stimatz, Lawrence G. (D) 

Thiessen, Cornie R. (D) 

Thomas, Bill (D) 



M through S - 8:00 a.m., Room 108 

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FISH AND GAME 



SENATE MEMBERS (7) 
4 REP., 3 DEM. 



Smith, Ed B., Chr. (R) 
Gait, Jack E., V-Chr. (R) 
Anderson, Mike (R) 
Goodover, Pat M. (R) 
Manley, John E. (D) 
Stimatz, Lawrence G. (D) 
Van Valkenburg, Fred (D) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 
10 DEM., 7 REP. 



Staigmiller, John B., Chr. (D) 
Hirsch, Les J., V-Chr. (D) 
Conroy, Thomas R. (D) 
Curtiss, Aubyn A. (R) 
Daily, Fred (Fritz) (D) 
Ellis, Howard L (R) 
Ellison, Orval S. (R) 
Jensen, William (R) 
Johnson, Vicki (D) 
Johnston, George R. (D) 
Keedy, Michael H. (D) 
Manuel, Rex (D) 
Marks. Robert L. (Bob) (R) 
Metcalf, Jerry (D) 
Robbins, Ken (D) 
Schultz, James M. (R) 
Thoft, Bob (R) 



Council Staff: Debbie Schmidt 
T, Th, S - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 402 



Council Staff: Jim Lear 

T, Th, S - 1:30 p.m.. Room 1 Capitol Annex 



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HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION 



SENATE MEMBERS (7) 
4 REP., 3 DEM. 



Etchart, Mark, Chr. (R) 
Hager, Tom, V-Chr. (R) 
Graham, Carroll A. (D) 
Hazelbaker, Frank W. (R) 
Healy, John E. (Jack) (D) 
Kolstad, Allen C. (R) 
Manning, Dave (D) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (16) 
9 DEM., 7 REP. 



Baeth, William R. (Bill), Chr. (D) 

Kanduch, Joe F., Sr., V-Chr. (D) 

Cooney, Mike (D) 

Ernst, Gene N. (R) 

Fabrega, Jay (R) 

Feda, G.D. (Jerry) (R) 

Frates, Gene (D) 

Keyser, Kerry (R) 

Kropp, Paul K. (R) 

Lien, Edward (D) 

Magone, Joseph M. (D) 

Meyer, Darryl (R) 

Rosenthal, Jonas H. (D) 

Tropila, Joe (D) 

Uhde, Jack Brian (D) 

Wood, L.E. (Gene) (R) 



Council Staff: Shaun Simon 
T, Th, S - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 410 



Council Staff: Bob Lane 

T, Th, S - 1:30 p.m.. Room IB Capitol Annex 



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JUDICIARY 



SENATE MEMBERS (10) 
6 REP., 4 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 
11 DEM., 8 REP. 



Lensink, Everett R., Chr. (R) 
Olson, S.A., V-Chr. (R) 
Anderson, Mike (R) 
Brown, Steve (D) 
Gait, Jack E. (R) 
Healy, John E. (Jack) (D) 
O'Hara, Jesse A. (R) 
Towe, Thomas E. (D) 
Turnage, Jean A. (R) 
Van Valkenburg, Fred (D) 



Scully, John P., Chr. (D) 
Teague, Wes, V-Chr. (D) 
Anderson, Robert L. (R) 
Conroy, Thomas R. (D) 
Curtiss, Aubyn A. (R) 
Daily, Fred (Fritz) (D) 
Day, William M. (D) 
Eudaily, Ralph S. (R) 
Holmes, Polly (D) 
Iverson, Dennis (R) 
Keedy. Michael H. (D) 
Kemmis, Daniel (D) 
Keyser, Kerry (R) 
Lory, Earl C. (R) 
Pavlovich, Robert J. (D) 
Rosenthal, Jonas H. (D) 
Roth, Audrey (R) 
Seifert, Carl A. (R) 
Uhde, Jack Brian (D) 



Council Staff: Joan Mayer 

M through S - 10;00 a.m.. Room 331 



Council Staff: Larry Weinberg 

M through S - 8:00 a.m.. Room 436 



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LABOR & EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS 



SENATE MEMBERS (9) 
5 REP.. 4 DEM. 



Lowe. William R., Chr. (R) 
Nelson. Harold C, V-Chr. (R) 
Akiestad. Gary (R) 
Dover, Harold L (R) 
Hafferman. William F. (D) 
Mehrens, John (Sandy) (D) 
Palmer. Bob (D) 
Severson, Elmer D. (R) 
Smith. Richard G. (D) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 
10 DEM. 



Williams. J. Melvin, Chr. (D) 
Harrington. Dan W.. V-Chr. (D) 
Dassinger, E.N. (D) 
Dozier. Robert (D) 
Ellerd. Robert A. (R) 
Fagg. Harrison G. (R) 
Harper. Hal (D) 
Manning. Richard E. (D) 
Menahan. William (Red) (D) 
O'Connell. Helen G. (D) 
Pavlovich. Robert J. (D) 
Porter. Howard C. (R) 
Seifert. Carl A. (R) 
Stobie. Chris H. (R) 
league. Wes (D) 
Underdal. Melvin (R) 
Wyrick. Harold A. (R) 



Council Staff: Jim Oppedahl 
T. Th. S - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 404 



Council Staff: Karen Hedblom 

T. Th. S - 1:30 p.m.. Room 5 Capitol Annex 



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LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION 



SENATE MEMBERS (5) 
3 REP., 2 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS (5) 
3 DEM., 2 REP. 



Kolstad, Allen C, Chr. (R) 
Hazelbaker, Frank W., V-Chr. (R) 
Brown, Steve (D) 
Graham, Carroll A. (D) 
Rasmussen, AT. (Tom) (R) 



Metcalf, Jerry, Chr. (D) 
Magone, Joseph M., V-Chr. (D) 
Lory, Earl C. (R) 
Meyer, Darryl (R) 
QuIlicI, Joe (D) 



On cal 



On cal 



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LOCAL GOVERNMENT 



SENATE MEMBERS (9) 
5 REP., 4 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS (17) 
10 DEM.. 7 REP. 



McCallum, George, Chr. (R) 
Lockrem, Lloyd C, V-Chr. (R) 
Conover, Max (D) 
OHara, Jesse A. (R) 
Peterson, Bob (D) 
Rasmussen, AT. (Tom) (R) 
Story, Pete V. (R) 
Thomas, Bill (D) 
Watt, Robert D. (D) 



Robbins, Hershel M,, Chr. (D) 
Reichert, Arlyne, V-Chr. (D) 
Azzara, James (D) 
Bertelsen, Verner L. (R) 
Donaldson, Gene (R) 
Gould, R. Budd (R) 
Hurwitz, Burt L. (R) 
Kemmis, Daniel (D) 
Kessler, Gerald R. (D) 
McBride, Kathleen (D) 
Moore, Jack K. (R) 
Oberg, Danny (D) 
Pistoria, Paul G. (D) 
Sales, Walter R. (R) 
South, Carroll V. (D) 
Vinger, Orren C. (R) 
Waldron, Steve (D) 



Council Staff: Dennis Taylor 
T, Th, S - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 405 



Council Staff: Scott Curey 

T, Th, S - 1 :30 p.m., Room 3 Capitol Annex 



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NATURAL RESOURCES 



SENATE MEMBERS (10) 
6 REP., 4 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 
11 DEM., 8 REP. 



Roskie, George F., Chr. (R) 
Dover. Harold L., V-Chr. (R) 
Brown, Steve (D) 
Etchart, Mark (R) 
Jergeson, Greg (D) 
Lockrem, Lloyd C, Jr. (R) 
Lowe, William R. (Bill) (R) 
Manley, John E., (D) 
Story, Pete (R) 
Thiessen, Cornie R. (D) 



Shelden, Arthur H. (Art), Chr. (D) 
Harper, Hal, V-Chr. (D) 
Bertelsen, Verner L. (R) 
Burnett, James H. (Jim) (R) 
Cooney, Mike (D) 
Curtiss, Aubyn A. (R) 
Fagg, Harrison G. (R) 
Huennekens, Herb (D) 
Iverson, Dennis (R) 
Johnston, George R. (D) 
Keedy, Michael H. (D) 
Kessler, Gerald R. (D) 
McBride, Kathleen (D) 
Metcalf, Jerry (D) 
Nathe, Dennis G. (R) 
Quilici, Joe (D) 
Scully, John P. (D) 
Spilker, Barbara (Bobby) (R) 
Thoft, Bob (R) 



Council Staff; Jim Lear 

M, W, F - 1:30 p.m.. Room 405 



Council Staff: Debbie Schmidt 

M, W, F - 1:30 p.m.. Room 3 Capitol Annex 



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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE & SAFETY 
(HUMAN SERVICES) 



SENATE MEMBERS (7) 
4 REP., 3 DEM. 

Olson, S.A., Chr. (R) 
Rasmussen, A.T. (Tom), V-Chr. (R) 
Himsl, Matt V. (R) 
Lensink, Everett R. (R) 
Norman, Bill (D) 
Palmer, Bob (D) 
Ryan, Patrick L (D) 



Council Staff: Dennis Taylor 
M, W, F - 1 :30 p.m.. Room 410 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 
11 DEM., 8 REP. 

Holmes, Polly, Chr. (D) 
Frates, Gene, V-Chr. (D) 
Azzara, James (D) 
Bennett, W.F. (R) 
Dozier, Robert (D) 
Fabrega, Jay (R) 
Feda, G.C. (Jerry) (R) 
Gesek, Patricia E. (D) 
Gould, R. Budd (R) 
Harrington, Dan W. (D) 
Hemstad, Andrea (R) 
Keyser, Kerry (R) 
O'Connell, Helen G. (D) 
Pavlovich, Robert J. (D) 
Robbins, Ken (D) 
Rosenthal, Jonas H. (D) 
Stobie, Chris H. (R) 
Tropila Joe (D) 
Wyrick, Harold A. (R) 

Council Staff: Karen Hedblom 

M, W, F - 1:30 p.m.. Room IB Capitol Annex 



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RULES 



SENATE MEMBERS (10) 
6 REP., 4 DEM. 



Stephens, Stan, Chr. (R) 
Hazelbaker, Frank W. (R) 
Blaylock, Chet (D) 
Graham, Carroll A. (D) 
Jergeson, Greg (D) 
Kolstad, Allen C. (R) 
Mathers, William L. (R) 
Smith, Ed B. (R) 
Thiessen, Cornie R. (D) 
Turnage, Jean A. (R) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (10) 
6 DEM., 4 REP. 

Dussault, Ann Mary, Chr. (D) 
Gerke, Harold E., V-Chr. (D) 
Bardanouve, Francis (D) 
Brand, Joe (D) 
Huennekens, Herb (D) 
Kvaalen, Oscar S. (R) 
Moore, Jack K. (R) 
Ramirez, Jack (R) 
Sivertsen, Robert (R) 
Vincent, John (D) 



On cal 



On call 



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STATE ADMINISTRATION 



SENATE MEMBERS (7) 
4 REP., 3 DEM. 



Story, Pete, Chr. (R) 
Roskie, George F., V-Chr. (R) 
Brown, Bob (R) 
Hafferman, William F. (D) 
Jergeson, Greg (D) 
Rasmussen, A.T. (Tom) (R) 
Ryan, Patrick L. (D) 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 
11 DEM., 8 REP. 



Brand, Joe, Chr. (D) 
OConnell, Helen G., V-Chr. (D) 
Azzara, James (D) 
Baeth, William R. (Bill) (D) 
Bardanouve, Francis (D) 
Bennett, W.F. (R) 
Donaldson, Gene (R) 
Feda, G.C. (Jerry) (R) 
Hayne, Harriet (R) 
Johnston, George R. (D) 
Kanduch, Joe F., Sr. (D) 
Kropp, Paul K. (R) 
Magone, Joseph M. (D) 
McBride, Kathleen (D) 
Pistoria, Paul G. (D) 
Porter, Howard C. (R) 
Sales, Walter R. (R) 
Smith, Carl M. (R) 
Staigmiller, John B. (D) 



Council Staff; Kathleen Harrington 
M through S - 10:00 a.m., Room 442 



Council Staff: Stan ZezotarskI 

M through S - 8:00 a.m.. Room 431 



65 



TAXATION 



SENATE MEMBERS (12) 
7 REP., 5 DEM. 



HOUSE MEMBERS (19) 
11 DEM., 8 REP. 



Turnage, Jean A., Chr. (R) 
Goodover, Pat M., V-Chr. (R) 
Brown, Bob (R) 
Hager, Tom (R) 
Manley, John E. (D) 
Manning, Dave (D) 
McCallum, George (R) 
Norman, Bill (D) 
Roskie, George F. (R) 
Severson, Elmer D. (R) 
Towe, Thomas E. (D) 
Watt, Robert D. (D) 



Huennekens, Herb, Chr. (D) 
Dassinger, E.N., V-Chr. (D) 
Bertelsen, Verner L. (R) 
Burnett, James H. (Jim) (R) 
Dozier, Robert (D) 
Fabrega, Jay (R) 
Fagg, Harrison G. (R) 
Gilligan, Peter J., Jr. (D) 
Harrington, Dan W. (D) 
Hirsch, Les J. (D) 
Johnson, Vicki (D) 
Lien, Edward (D) 
Nordtvedt, Kenneth L (R) 
Reichert, Arlyne (D) 
Robbins, Hershel M. (D) 
Sivertsen, Robert (R) 
Underdal, Melvin (R) 
Vinger, Orren C. (R) 
Williams, J. Melvin (D) 



Council Staff: Teresa Cohea 

M through S - 8:00 a.m., Room 415 



Council Staff: Randy McDonald 
M through S - 8;00 a.m.. Room 434 



66 



OCCUPATION OF LEGISLATORS, 1979 

OCCUPATION 

SENATE HOUSE 



20 


Agribusiness 


28 


10 


Farmer-rancher 


10 


8 


Rancher 


12 


1 


Farmer 


4 


1 


Other 


2 


5 


Businessman 


8 


4 


Retired 


13 


5 


Teacher/Educator 


11 


5 


Lawyer 


5 


3 


Physician 


1 


2 


Other professional 


5 


4 


Contractor 


2 


1 


Labor and crafts 


5 




Homemaker 


6 


1 


Other 


16 



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LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE OF 
MONTANA LEGISLATORS 

1979 



Senate House 



26 


5th or more 
session 


22 


19 


2nd - 4th 
session 


55 


5 


1 st session 


23 



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