Senator John Melcher
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Posted by David Schott (+12316) 3 months ago
Senator John Melcher passed away in Missoula on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the age of 93. Senator Melcher was a Forsyth veterinarian when he ran for the U.S. Senate. He took over Mike Mansfield's seat after Mansfield retired. Melcher served in the Senate from January 3, 1977 to January 3, 1989.

Melcher was in the U.S. Army during the WWII Invasion of Normandy. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Combat Infantry Badge.

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Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+11652) 3 months ago
Nice article by Chuck Johnson remembering Senator Melcher:

https://montanafreepress....rlds-poor/
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Posted by Amorette Allison (+9263) 3 months ago
He was a lovely person in addition to being a true statesman.
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Posted by Bob Netherton III (+2029) 3 months ago
Two words....Talking Cows.
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Posted by David Schott (+12316) 3 months ago
Reply to Bob Netherton III (#375868)
Oh my:

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