Zales Nelson Ecton

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Zales Nelson Ecton

Weldon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Death 3 Mar 1961 (aged 62)
Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana, USA
Burial Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 7128499 View Source
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U.S. Senator. He moved to Gallatin County, Montana, in 1907, studied at Montana State College, at the University of Chicago Law School in 1921 and became a successful rancher. He was a member of the Montana State House of Representatives, (1933-37) and a member of the Montana State Senate, (1937-46). In 1946, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1953. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his ranching interest until his death at age 62.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Zales Nelson Ecton (1 Apr 1898–3 Mar 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7128499, citing Sunset Hills Cemetery, Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .