Jim Peterson
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Jim Peterson

Republican

Montana State Senator

Buffalo, Montana
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Jim Peterson

Montana State Senator
Summary
Experience
75
Years of Age
11
Years of Experience
MTResidence (state)

Jim E. Peterson is the President of the Senate for the 62nd Montana Legislature. Peterson has served in the Legislature since 2003 as a Republican. He was elected for Senate District 15 in Buffalo, Montana. Peterson is the primary sponsor for a joint bill 21 "Study of eminent domain and just compensation for property."Peterson has received a varied education. He attended Montana State University to study Animal Science and obtained a Master's in Agriculture from Texas A&M University. He then studied Banking at Southern Methodist University and obtained an MBA in Finance at West Texas State University.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University
Graduate Banking
1987
West Texas Agriculture and Mechanical University
MBA Finance
1985
Master of Agriculture, Feedlot Management, Texas Agriculture and Mechanical University
1973
Montana State University-Bozeman
BS Animal Science
1968

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
Senator
Montana State Senate
2007 - 2014
Representative
Montana State House of Representatives
2002 - 2006
Former Majority Leader
Montana State Senate
Former President of the Senate
Montana State Senate
Owner
Farm and Ranching Operation
1988 - Current
Former Owner
Judith Gap Mercantile Store

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
Chair
United States Meat Export Federation
Member
Methodist Church
Former Member
Rules Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Natural Resources Committee, Montana State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Montana State Senate