Alan Hale (politician)

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Alan Hale
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 77th district
In office
Preceded by Scott Mendenhall
Succeeded by Kirk Wagoner
Personal details
Born February 24, 1953
McNary, Arizona
Died April 23, 2016
East Helena, Montana
Political party Republican
Profession business owner

Alan Hale (February 24, 1953 — April 23, 2016) was an American political figure who served as a Republican member of the Montana Legislature. He was elected to House District 77[1] which represents the Jefferson County area.[2] Hale gained attention when he argued that DUI laws are harmful to small business owners.[3][4][5]

This is a locator map showing Jefferson County in Montana.

Political experience[edit]

Born in McNary, a census-designated place in Arizona, Hale was elected in 2010 to represent District 77 in the Montana House of Representatives.[6][7] In 2012, however, he lost the Republican primary to Kirk Wagoner.[2]

Death and family[edit]

Alan Hale died at his home in East Helena two months past his 63rd birthday.[8] He and his wife Gail were the parents of five children.[9][10]

Professional experience[edit]

  • Owner of Silver Saddle Bar and Café
  • Business Manager
  • Logger
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver
  • Construction Worker[2]