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Brian Schweitzer
23rd Governor of Montana
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 7, 2013
Lieutenant John Bohlinger
Preceded by Judy Martz
Succeeded by Steve Bullock
Personal details
Born Brian David Schweitzer
September 4, 1955 (1955-09-04) (age 64)
Havre, Montana, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Nancy Hupp
Alma mater Colorado State University
Montana State University, Bozeman
Religion Roman Catholic[1]

Brian David Schweitzer (born September 4, 1955) is an American politician. He served as the 23rd Governor of Montana from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. Schweitzer formerly served as chair of the Western Governors Association[2] as well as the Democratic Governors Association.[3] He also served as president of the Council of State Governments.[4]