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Ian Bruce Davidson

Ian Bruce Davidson, American investment company executive. Named Distinguished Alumnus University Montana, 1980.


  • Davidson, Ian Bruce was born on December 6, 1931 in Great Falls, Montana, United States. Son of David Adam and Florence (Scott) Davidson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Montana, 1953. Master of Business Administration, University California-Berkeley, 1957.


    • Finance instructor University Montana, 1956-1957. Trainee J.A. Hogle & Company, Salt Lake City, 1957-1958. With D.A. Davidson & Company, Great Falls, since 1958, president, since 1968, chairman board directors, since 1970.

      Member Montana board advisory Mountain Bell Telephone Сompany. Director Mountain Bell, Denver, Sletten Construction Company, Pacific Hide & Fur Company, United Savings Bank, Great Falls, Great Falls Gas Company. Owner, developer Davidson Building, Great Falls.

      Member Midwest Stock Exchange, 1970, Pacific Stock Exchange. Board director Plum Creek Timber, chairman board directors, since 2005.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    President University Montana Foundation, 1972, now trustee. President United Fund Cascade County, Montana, 1973. Member Montana Commission on Post Secondary Education, 1973-1975.

    Member president's council College Great Falls. Co-chairman Citizens Involvement Committee. Former trustee Montana Physicians Service, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana Served with United States Air Force, 1953-1955.

    Member Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1975), Montana Chamber of Commerce (director). Club: Rotary (president 1945– ).


    • Married Nancy Ann Preston, June 18, 1961. Children: Lauren Mae, Sydney Anne, Andrew Ian.
    • father: David Adam Davidson
    • mother: Florence (Scott) Davidson
    • spouse: Nancy Ann Preston
    • children: Lauren Mae Davidson
    • Sydney Anne Davidson
    • Andrew Ian Davidson
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    Born December 6, 1931
    • 1953
      University Montana
    • 1957
      University California-Berkeley
    • 1956 - 1957
      Finance instructor, University Montana
    • 1957 - 1958
      trainee, J.A. Hogle & Company
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1958
      with D.A. Davidson & Company
      Great Falls, Montana, United States