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farmer , senator , state legislator

Jon Tester, United States Senator from Montana, former state legislator, farmer. Named an Outstanding Agricultural Leader, College Agricultural, Montana State University, 2005. Member Big Sandy School Board, 1983—1991, chairman, 1986—1991.

Background

Tester, Jon was born on August 21, 1956 in Havre, Montana, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music, University Great Falls, 1978.

Career

Teacher Big Sandy School District, 1978—1980. Farmer organic wheat, barley, lentils, peas, millet, buckwheat, alfalfa and hay. Member Montana Senate from District 45, Helena, 1998—2005, 2005—2006, minority whip, 2001—2003, minority leader, 2003—2005, president, 2005—2006.

United States Senator from Montana, since 2007.

Membership

Member Big Sandy School Board, 1983—1991, chairman, 1986—1991.

Connections

Married Sharla Tester. Children: Christine, Shon.

spouse:
Sharla Tester

children:
Christine Tester

Shon Tester