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W. Ric Branch

W. Ric Branch, American state legislator. Recipient Friend of Agriculture award, Farm Bureau Federation, 1996.


  • Branch, W. Ric was born on August 5, 1955 in Weiser, Idaho, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, University Idaho. Student, We. College Auctioneering.


    • Cattle rancher; member Idaho Senate, District 9, Boise, since 1995. Chair agricultural affairs committee, since 1994. Member commerce and human resources, local government and tax., and resources and environment committees.

      Member Washington County state committee, since 1988.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Protestant


    Board directors, Idaho Rural Development Council. School board trustee, 1989-1995. Member National Rifle Association, Farm Bureau, Idaho Cattle Association (chair research and education committee), Weiser River Cattle Association (board directors), Indian Mountain Grazing Association (vice president), Fruitland (Idaho) Chamber of Commerce, Fayette (Idaho) Chamber of Commerce.


    • Married Cory Branch; children: LaBree, Ross, Victoria.
    • spouse: Cory Branch
    • children: LaBree Branch
    • Ross Branch
    • Victoria Branch
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    Born August 5, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1995
      member, Idaho Senate
      Boise, Idaho, United States