John Melcher

American politician (1924-2018)

John Melcher (September 6, 1924 – April 12, 2018) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented Montana in the United States House of Representatives, and as a United States Senator from 1977 until 1989.

John Melcher
United States Senator
from Montana
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1989
Preceded byMike Mansfield
Succeeded byConrad Burns
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Montana's 2nd district
In office
June 24, 1969 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byJames Battin
Succeeded byRon Marlenee
Personal details
Born(1924-08-06)August 6, 1924
Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.
DiedApril 12, 2018(2018-04-12) (aged 93)
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Iowa State University

Melcher was born in Sioux City, Iowa. He studied at University of Minnesota and at Iowa State University.[1]

Melcher died on April 12, 2018 in Missoula, Montana at the age of 93.[2][3]

References change

  1. Guide to the John Melcher Papers at the University of Montana
  2. "Former US Sen. John Melcher of Montana dies at 93". Medicine Hat News. April 13, 2018. Archived from the original on April 14, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  3. "John Melcher, Montana Democrat in House and Senate, Dies at 93". The New York Times. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2018.

Other websites change

  Media related to John Melcher at Wikimedia Commons