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Gary Leslie Montague, American county commissioner, retired newspaper advertising executive.


Montague, Gary Leslie was born on April 4, 1939 in Mullan, Idaho, United States. Son of William Bryan and Gladys Viola (Finkbeiner) Montague.


Classified advertising representative The Wenatchee World, 1957-1971, classified advertising manager, 1971-1997. Senior partner Leslie/Bryan/Jones, Wenatchee, since 1992. Commissioner Chelan County Public Utility District, since 1998.

Consultant, lecturer arts administration.


Chairman Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, 1985-1988, commissioner, 1974-1978, 82-88. Trustee Washington State Arts Alliance Foundation, 1981-1988, Western States Arts Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1982-1988. President Center Washington Hospital Foundation, Wenatchee, 1987-1988, Wenatchee Area Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1980-1981, Allied Arts Council of North Center Washington, 1973-1974, Music Theater of Wenatchee, 1970-1971, Wenatchee Valley Dance Foundation, Gallery '76 art gallery Wenatchee Valley College.

Commissioner City of Wenatchee Arts Commission, 1975-1978. Executive committee Washington State Republican Center Committee, 1975-1977. Director Better Business Bureau, since 1993.

Board directors American Lung Association Washington, since 1997, trustee Wenatchee Rotary Foundation, since 1997. Member Western Classified Advertising Association (president 1990-1991), Pacific Northwest Association of Newspaper Classified Advertising Managers (president 1981-1982), Wenatchee Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1978-1979), Washington Public Utilities Association (board directors since 1999), Rotary.


Married Dorothy Barclay, February 14, 1959 (divorced 1973). Children: Teresa Montague Scofield, Douglas. Married Mikael Jones, March 13, 1982.

William Bryan Montague

Gladys Viola (Finkbeiner) Montague

Dorothy Barclay

Mikael Jones

Teresa Montague Scofield Montague

Douglas Montague