Brian Schweitzer

U.S. politician; Governor of Montana

Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician. He served as the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. Schweitzer formerly served as chair of the Western Governors Association[1] as well as the Democratic Governors Association.[2] He also served as president of the Council of State Governments.[3]

Brian Schweitzer
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23rd Governor of Montana
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 7, 2013
LieutenantJohn Bohlinger
Preceded byJudy Martz
Succeeded bySteve Bullock
Personal details
Brian David Schweitzer

(1955-09-04) September 4, 1955 (age 64)
Havre, Montana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Nancy Hupp
Alma materColorado State University
Montana State University, Bozeman


  1. "Home - WGA".
  2. begins 2010 election with a bang
  3. "Council of State Governments".