John Walsh (Montana)
|John E. Walsh|
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|Lieutenant Governor of Montana|
|Adjutant General of the Montana National Guard|
|September 2008 - March 7, 2012|
|High school||Butte High School|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York (1990)|
|Master's||U.S. Army War College (2007)|
|Service/branch||Montana National Guard|
|Years of service||1979-Present|
|Birthday||November 3, 1960|
|Place of birth||Butte, MT|
Walsh was born November 3, 1960 in Butte, Montana. He graduated from Butte High School, received an undergraduate degree from the State University, and earned a master's degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. Walsh has served over 30 years in the Montana National Guard and resigned as Montana's Adjutant General in order to run with Bullock.
- Butte High School
- BA, State University of New York
- MA, Strategic studies, U.S. Army War College
In Montana, the governor and lieutenant governor are elected on a single ticket. Walsh is Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock's running mate in the 2012 election. They will face Heather Margolis and her running mate Steve Nelsen in the June 5th primary election.
Walsh and his wife, Janet, live in Helena and have two adult sons.