|Hello Friends and Neighbors!
I'm a fiscally responsible Democrat and I want to be
your representative in Helena. Like most of you, I'm in the political
center. This is my first run for public office.
- Born to a ranching family in Fergus County, I learned about hard work
in the fields with my datd and brothers. I regularly rode my pony to a
- Married to my sweetheart Evelyn Oldenburger for 49 years - 2 kids
- 1 grandchild.
- Graduated with honors in Engineering Physics from Montana State
University in 1959.
- PhD. in Astro-Geophysics - I've worked in solar and space research
- Flew as a solar scientist on the space shuttle Challenger in 1958.
- Research professor at MSU since 1993. Since returning to Montana
I've given countless talks to school classes and community groups.
|I am practical, forward-looking,
and bipartisan on issues.
- The power of money has discredited public service.
We must return to honest government.
- Stabilization of the cost and supply of energy
demands aggressive pursuit of wind power, clean coal gasification, and
other advanced technologies.
- First-rate schools with talented teachers are our
most important investment.
- Hunting, fishing, land, water and air must be handed
unspoiled to our kids.
Folks here in West Gallatin County have a strong sense of
citizenship and justice. It will be an honor to serve you.