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Zales Nelson Ecton
Birth: Apr. 1, 1898
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1961
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA

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. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron S Ecton (1863 - 1937)
  Mary Delphia McVay Ecton (1868 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Zales N Ecton (1926 - 2006)*
 
 Sibling:
  Zales Nelson Ecton (1898 - 1961)
  Ray Dean Ecton (1900 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Hills Cemetery
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7128499
Zales Nelson Ecton
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 Added: Apr. 1, 2015
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