WALSH, John E. (1960-)

WALSH, JOHN E., a Senator from Montana; born November 3, 1960, in Butte, Mont.; graduated Butte High School, 1979; attended Carroll College, Helena, Mont.; B.S., University of the State of New York, 1990; served in the Montana National Guard 1979-2012, obtaining the rank of brigadier general and earning the Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman’s badge; lieutenant governor of Montana 2013-2014; appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate on February 9, 2014, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Max Baucus; took the oath of office on February 11, 2014, and served from February 9, 2014, to January 3, 2015; did not seek election in 2014.

Montana Historical Society

Helena, MT
Papers: Senatorial papers

  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: John E. Walsh, United States Senator, 2014-2015. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2015.