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Governor of Montana

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.

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.

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