|Lived:||July 28, 1943—November 11, 2014 (aged 71)|
|Career:||Governor of Montana, 2001-2005 Lieutenant Governor of Montana, 1997-2001|
Judy Martz served as governor of Montana from 2001-2005, Montana's first female governor.
Martz was born in Big Timber, Montana, on July 28, 1943. She was a speed skater at the 1964 Olympics and the 1962 Miss Rodeo Montana. She and her husband owned and operated a garbage disposal service in Butte, Montana.
Martz was a field representative for Senator Conrad Burns from 1989-1995. She served as lieutenant governor of Montana from 1996-2001.
Martz died on October 30, 2017.
Miss Rodeo Montana, Inc. (n.d.) Miss Rodeo Montana History. Retrieved June 3, 2020 from http://www.missrodeomontana.com/history.htm.
Montana.gov. (n.d.). Biography of Governor Judy Martz. Retrieved on June 3, 2020, from http://formergovernors.mt.gov/martz/bios/martzbio.asp.