George Turman

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George Turman
24th Lieutenant Governor of Montana
In office
January 5, 1981 – January 4, 1988
Governor Ted Schwinden
Preceded by Ted Schwinden
Succeeded by Gordon McOmber
Personal details
Born George Fugett Turman
(1928-01-25)January 25, 1928
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
Died December 9, 2008(2008-12-09) (aged 80)
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
Political party Democratic 1980-2008
Other political
Republican 1949-1980

George Fugett Turman (January 25, 1928 – December 9, 2008) was the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Montana. Originally a Republican state legislator before becoming a Democrat, he was elected to the position in 1980 on a ticket with fellow Democrat Ted Schwinden. They were re-elected in 1984. Turman relinquished the position in 1988. He died of natural causes on December 9, 2008 in Missoula, Montana, aged 80.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Ted Schwinden
Lieutenant Governor of Montana
Succeeded by
Gordon McOmber