Jerry Black

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Jerry Black
Montana State Senate District 14
Former member
Term in office began
2003 (District 44), 2007 (District 14)
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Jerry Black (b. August 30, 1935) is a former Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 14 from 2007 to 2011. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.

Black received his diploma from Shelby High School in 1953. He then attended Montana State University, Bozeman.

Black has worked as owner/operator of Roustabout Oil Magazine, Idaho Triangle Travel Agency, and a fast food restaurant. He has been owner/manager of KSEN-KZIN Radio from 1955 to 2002.

Black joined the Montana State Senate in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 14th District.

Committee assignments


On November 7, 2006, Black won re-election to the 14th District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Trudy Laas Skari (D).[1]

Montana State Senate, District 14 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Black (R) 5,707
Trudy Laas Skari (D) 2,403

Campaign donors

In 2006, Black collected $6,345 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Chouteau County Republican Central Committee $650
Toole County Republican Central Committee $400
Montana Rural Electric Operative Association $130
Montana Chiropractic Association $130
Pfizer $130


Black and his wife, Billiette, have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Montana Senate District 14
Succeeded by
Llew Jones