Fred Thomas (Montana politician)

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Fred Thomas
Majority Leader of the Montana Senate
Assumed office
January 2, 2017
Preceded byMatt Rosendale
In office
2000–2004
Preceded byJohn Harp
Succeeded byJon Ellingson
Member of the Montana Senate
from the 44th district
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by???
Succeeded by???
In office
1997–2006
Preceded by???
Succeeded by???
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 44th district
In office
1985–1992
Preceded by???
Succeeded by???
Personal details
Born (1958-06-27) June 27, 1958 (age 61)
Hamilton, Montana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationMontana State University, Bozeman (BS)

Fred Thomas (born June 27, 1958) is the Majority Leader of the Montana Senate. He is currently ineligible to run for the Montana Senate in 2020 due to term limits.

Biography[edit]

Thomas was born on June 27, 1958 in Hamilton, Montana.[1] His grandfather, Fred A. Thomas, was a member of the Montana House of Representatives. In 2009, Thomas became Vice President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents.[2]

Political career[edit]

Thomas was a member of the House of Representatives from 1985 to 1992. He became a member of the Senate in 1997 and served as the Senate Majority Leader from 2000 to 2004. Thomas returned to the Senate in 2012 and was elected Senate Majority Leader in 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fred Thomas". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  2. ^ "Former Montana Senate Majority Leader Fred Thomas Elected Vice President of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents". National Association of Professional Insurance Agents. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
Montana Senate
Preceded by
Matt Rosendale
Majority Leader of the Montana Senate
2017–present
Incumbent