Montana Department of Justice

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The Montana Department of Justice is a state law enforcement agency of Montana.

The Montana Attorney General heads the agency.

Responsibilities[edit]

The Attorney General serves as 1 of 5 members of the state Land Board. The Land Board oversees the money generated from 5.2 million acres of land in the state.[1]

The Montana Attorney General acts as the supervisor for the 56 County Attorneys in the State.

Tim Fox is the current Attorney General.

List of Attorneys General since statehood[edit]

Term
Henri J. Haskell November 8, 1889 to January 4, 1897
C B. Nolan January 4, 1897 to January 7, 1901
James Donovan January 1, 1901 to January 2, 1905
Albert J. Galen January 2, 1905 to January 6, 1913
D.M. Kelly January 6, 1913 to May 31, 1915
J.B. Poindexter May 31, 1915 to January 1, 1917
S.C. Ford January 1, 1917 to January 3, 1921
Wellington D. Rankin January 3, 1921 to August 30, 1924
L.A. Foot August 30, 1924 to January 2, 1933
Raymond T. Nagle January 2, 1933 to November 1, 1936
Enor K. Matson November 1, 1936 to January 4, 1937
Harrison K. Freebourn January 4, 1937 to January 6, 1941
John W. Bonner January 6, 1941 to May 1, 1942
Howard M. Gullickson May 1, 1942 to August 3, 1949
No. Image Name Party Took office Left office
1 Henri J. Haskell November 8, 1889 January 4, 1897
2 C. B. Nolan January 4, 1897 January 1, 1901
3 James Donovan January 1, 1901 January 2, 1905
4 Albert J. Galen January 2, 1905 January 6, 1913
5 D. M. Kelly January 6, 1913 May 31, 1915
6 Joseph B. Poindexter (vol. 2, 1921).jpg Joseph B. Poindexter Democratic May 31, 1915 January 1, 1917
7 Samuel C. Ford Republican January 1, 1917 January 3, 1921
8 Wellington D. Rankin Republican January 3, 1921 August 30, 1924
9 L. A. Foot August 30, 1924 January 2, 1933
10 Raymond T. Nagle January 2, 1933 January 2, 1933
11 Enor K. Matson November 1, 1936 January 4, 1937
12 Harrison K. Freebourn January 4, 1937 January 6, 1941
13 John W. Bonner Democratic January 6, 1941 May 1, 1942
14 Howard M. Gullickson May 1, 1942 August 3, 1942
15 R. V. Bottombly August 3, 1942 January 3, 1949
16 Arnold Olsen.jpg Arnold Olsen Democratic January 3, 1949 January 7, 1957
17 Forrest H. Anderson Democratic January 7, 1957 January 6, 1969
18 Robert I. Woodahl January 6, 1969 January 3, 1977
19 Mike Greely January 3, 1977 January 2, 1989
20 Marc Racicot 2008.JPG Marc Racicot Republican January 2, 1989 January 4, 1993
21 Joseph P. Mazurek Democratic January 4, 1993 January 2, 2001
22 Mike McGrath Democratic January 2, 2001 January 5, 2009
23 Steve Bullock.jpg Stephen C. Bullock Democratic January 5, 2009 January 7, 2013
24 Tim Fox.jpg Timothy Fox Republican January 7, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plowman, Pat (October 10, 2011). "Carbon County Republican Women Meeting". Carbon County News. 

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