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.
|United States Senator|
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1989
|Preceded by||Mike Mansfield|
|Succeeded by||Conrad Burns|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Montana's 2nd district
June 24, 1969 – January 3, 1977
|Preceded by||James Battin|
|Succeeded by||Ron Marlenee|
|Born||August 6, 1924|
Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||April 12, 2018 (aged 93)|
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota, Twin Cities|
Iowa State University
- Guide to the John Melcher Papers at the University of Montana
- "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.
- "John Melcher, Montana Democrat in House and Senate, Dies at 93". The New York Times. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
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