Billy Montgomery

Billy Montgomery REPRepublican

American politician

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Billy MontgomeryREPRepublican American politician
85
Years of Age
20
Years of Experience
LAResidence (state)

Billy Wayne Montgomery, also known as Coach Montgomery (born July 7, 1937), is a former educator who represented the Bossier City-based District 9 in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1988-2008. He was elected as a Democrat, but he switched affiliation to the Republican Party on October 3, 2006. On August 6, 2016, Montgomery and four others were inducted into the Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions at the Shreveport Convention Center. Since its opening in 2007 through 2015, 132 persons had already been selected for this honor. Inducted with Montgomery are Ray Germany, a Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball All-American in 1959 and 1960 who resides in Haughton; Mickey Slaughter, a former Denver Broncos quarterback and Louisiana Tech football coach; hot air balloonist Bill Bussey, a dentist from Longview, Texas, and the professional golf caddie Freddie C. Burns Sr., an African-American from Shreveport, who for thirty-eight years was associated with Hal Sutton.

Education7 - 7 of 5
Northwestern State University
BS
Northeast Louisiana University
Graduate Coursework
Louisiana Technical University
Graduate Coursework
Louisiana State University
Graduate Coursework
Northwestern State University
MS +30
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
Louisiana State House of Representatives
1987 - 2007
Principal
1983 - 1988
Assistant Principal
1970 - 1983
Teacher
1960 - 1970
United States Army and National Guard
1958 - 1964
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
Member
Louisiana State Fair Board
Chairman
Independent Caucus
Member
Louisiana Rural Caucus
Member
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation