Joe Read

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Joe Read
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 15th district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 7, 2013
Preceded byFrosty Boss Ribs
Succeeded byFrosty Boss Ribs
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
Residence(s)Ronan, Montana

Joe Read is an American politician and former Republican member of the Montana House of Representatives. He represented House District 15 from 2011 to 2013, and was defeated by Frosty Boss Ribs, who he originally defeated himself in 2010, in the 2012 election. Read received attention in 2011 for introducing a bill that global warming is "beneficial to the welfare and business climate of Montana".[1]

Personal life[edit]

Read was born in Ronan, Montana in 1955.[2]


  1. ^ Montana Associated Technology Roundtables (17 February 2011). "Montana Legislator, State Rep. Joe Read (R-MT), Introduces Bill To Declare Global Warming 'Natural' And 'Beneficial'". Retrieved 8 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Joe Read for State House District 15 of Montana - PollVault Profile". PollVault. Retrieved 25 August 2017.