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Brian Schweitzer

Brian Schweitzer, American Governor of Montana. Achievements include development of various immigration systems in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America; development of over 28,000 acres of irrigated cropland in Saudi Arabia. Recipient Award for outreach efforts to Native Americans, United States Department Agriculture, 1995.

Background

  • Schweitzer, Brian was born on September 4, 1955 in Havre, Montana, United States. Son of Adam and Kay Schweitzer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in International Agronomy, Colorado State University, 1978. Master of Science in Soil Science, Montana State University, 1980.

    Career

    • Agronomist Kaercherv Agriculture, Libya, 1980—1981. Crop superintendent Alfa Laval Engineering Company, Saudi Arabia, 1981—1984. Farm owner, rancher Flathead, Sanders Rosebud and Judith Basin counties, Montana.

      Member Montana United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency committee United States Department Agriculture, 1993—1999. Governor State of Montana, Helena, since 2005. Appointed Montana Rural Development Partnership Board, 1996, National Drought Task Force, 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of various immigration systems in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Development of over 28,000 acres of irrigated cropland in Saudi Arabia.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Hupp, 1981. Children: Ben, Khai, Katrina.
    • father: Adam Schweitzer
    • mother: Kay Schweitzer
    • spouse: Nancy Hupp
    • children: Ben Schweitzer
    • Khai Schweitzer
    • Katrina Schweitzer
    Brian Schweitzer
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    Born September 4, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      Colorado State University
    • 1980
      Montana State University
    • 1980 - 1981
      Agronomist Kaercherv Agriculture
    • 1981 - 1984
      crop superintendent Alfa Laval Engineer, engineering Company
      Saudi Arabia
    • 1993 - 1999
      member, Montana United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency committee United States Department Agriculture
    • 2005
      governor State of Montana
      Helena, Alabama, United States