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445 Q'Haire Boulevard
Shelby_ Montana 59474
Phone: 406-434-5363. Cell: 450-5363
E-Mail: black@3rivers.net

Birth Place/Date:
Lewistown Montana - August 30 1935

Background: Business/Professional:
Former owner and General Manager of KSEN-KZIN Radio (Tri-County Radio Corp.) in Shelby, Montana. Retired 2002 after forty-seven years in business. Tri-County Radio Corp. owned and operated two radio stations in Idaho_ Triangle Travel Agency in Shelby, Cut Bank and Conrad, the Roustabout Oil magazine, and a fast food restaurant.

1953 Graduate of Shelby High School_ Shelby, Montana Attended MSU in Bozeman, Montana for two years

Civic-Business Organization:
Montana Broadcasters Hall of Fame, 2004
Director, Great Montana Foundation
Director, Toole County Education Association
Advisory Board for ASA, MSU, Bozeman
Former Director, Marias Valley Golf and Country Club
Past President_ Montana Broadcasters Association
Past President, Shelby Development Corporation
Past President, Shelby Kiwanis Club
Past President, Shelby Booster Club
Served as Montana Ambassador
Served on Governor Stephens Council for Economic Development

Married to Billiette for forty-seven years six children, 10 grandchildren

Republican, Elected to State Senate in 2002,
District 14 serving the eastern 2/3 of Pondera County including Valier and Conrad; the eastern 2/3 of Toole County including Shelby (excludes west of Interstate 15 and north of U.S. 2); all of Liberty County, the northern 2/3 of Chouteau County including Fort Benton and Big Sandy; and finally a small portion of Glacier County including Cut Bank that runs south of U.S. 2 and north of the Marias River and Cut Bank Creek. Please refer to our map under District 14. Served on Taxation, Local Government and Education Committees during 2002 session. Serving on the Revenue and Transportation Interim Committee.
Guardian of Small Business Award- NFIB 2004

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