Butch Otter

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Butch Otter
Butch and Lori Otter cropped.jpg
32nd Governor of Idaho
In office
January 1, 2007 – January 6, 2019
LieutenantJim Risch
Brad Little
Preceded byJim Risch
Succeeded byBrad Little
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Idaho's 1st district
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 1, 2007
Preceded byHelen Chenoweth-Hage
Succeeded byBill Sali
37th Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
In office
January 5, 1987 – January 3, 2001
GovernorCecil Andrus
Phil Batt
Dirk Kempthorne
Preceded byDavid Leroy
Succeeded byJack Riggs
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from the Canyon County district
In office
1973–1977
Personal details
Born
Clement Leroy Otter

(1942-05-03) May 3, 1942 (age 77)
Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.
NationalityUnited States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Gay Simplot (1964–1992)
Lori Easley (2006–present)
Children4
ResidenceBoise, Idaho
Alma materCollege of Idaho, B.A. 1967
Boise Junior College
St. Martin's Abbey
ProfessionAgribusiness
Signature
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1968–1973
UnitIdaho Army National Guard

Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter (born May 3, 1942) is an American politician. He was the 32nd Governor of Idaho from January 2007[1] to January 2019.

He is a member of the Republican Party. Otter served as Lieutenant Governor of Idaho from 1987 to 2001 and as the United States Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district from 2001 to 2007.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Idaho GOP governor vote close". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. August 9, 1978. p. 1.

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