Jack Riggs

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Jack Riggs
38th Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
In office
January 30, 2001 – January 6, 2003
Governor Dirk Kempthorne
Preceded by C. L. "Butch" Otter
Succeeded by Jim Risch
Personal details
Born 1954 (age 59–60)
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Political party Republican
Residence Coeur d'Alene
Alma mater University of Idaho (1976), University of Washington School of Medicine (M.D.)
Profession Physician

Jack Timothy Riggs (born 1954) is a Republican politician from Idaho. He served as the 38th Lieutenant Governor of Idaho from 2001 to 2003.


Riggs is a physician from Coeur d'Alene. He was appointed lieutenant governor by Governor Dirk Kempthorne in January 2001 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of longtime Lieutenant Governor C. L. "Butch" Otter, who won a seat in the United States House of Representatives in the 2000 election. Previously Riggs served in the Idaho Legislature as a member of the Idaho State Senate.

Riggs ran for lieutenant governor in 2002 but was defeated by state senator Jim Risch in the Republican primary. He currently serves as member of the Idaho State Board of Health and Welfare.


Jack Riggs has served as CEO of Pita Pit USA, Inc., which acquired The Pita Pit system in the U.S. in April 2005, since the company's inception.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
C. L. "Butch" Otter
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
January 30, 2001–January 6, 2003
Succeeded by
Jim Risch