Conrad Burns

American politician (1935-2016)

Conrad Burns (January 25, 1935 – April 28, 2016) was a former United States Senator from the state of Montana. He was a member of the U.S. Republican Party. He was the longest serving Republican Senator in the history of Montana. He was born near Gallatin, Missouri.

Conrad Burns
United States Senator
from Montana
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJohn Melcher
Succeeded byJon Tester
Personal details
Born(1935-01-25)January 25, 1935
Gallatin, Missouri
DiedApril 28, 2016(2016-04-28) (aged 81)
Billings, Montana
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Phyllis Burns
Alma materUniversity of Missouri
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps[1]
Years of service1955-1957

Burns died at his home in Billings, Montana on April 28, 2016 from complications of a stroke, aged 81.[2]


  1. "Burns, Conrad". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved September 25, 2013.
  2. Billings Gazette, Former Senator Conrad Burns dead

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