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Marc F. Racicot Edit Profile

Governor , lawyer , association executive

Marc F. Racicot, American insurance association executive, lawyer, former Governor of Montana. Bar: Montana 1973. Named to Basketball Hall of Fame, Carroll College, 1982. Founder Missoula Drug Treatment Program, 1977; active United Way, Helena; board visitors University Montana School Law; Member of Montana Bar Association.


Racicot, Marc F. was born on July 24, 1948 in Thompson Falls, Montana, United States. Son of William E. and Patricia E. (Bentley) Racicot.


Bachelor, Carroll College, Helena, Montana, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Montana, 1973. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1973.

Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1977.


Prosecutor, Judge Advocate General Corporation United States Army, 1973—1976. Deputy county attorney Missoula (Montana) County, 1976—1977. Bureau chief County Prosecutor Services Bureau, Helena, Montana, 1977—1989.

Assistant attorney general State of Montana, 1977—1989, special prosecutor for the Attorney General' General’ s Office, attorney general, 1989—1993, governor, 1993—2001. Partner Bracewell & Patterson LLP, Washington, since 2001. Chairman Republican National Committee, 2002—2003, Bush-Cheney Re-election Campaign, 2003—2004.

President The American Insurance Association, Washington, since 2005. Captain United States Army, 1973-1976.


  • Bar: Montana 1973.


Founder Missoula Drug Treatment Program, 1977. Active United Way, Helena. Board visitors University Montana School Law.

Member of Montana Bar Association.


Married Theresa J. Barber, July 25, 1970. Children: Ann, Timothy, Mary Catherine, Theresa, Joseph.

William E. Racicot

Patricia E. (Bentley) Racicot

Theresa J. Barber

Ann Racicot

Timothy Racicot

Mary Catherine Racicot

Theresa Racicot

Joseph Racicot