|United States Senator
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1989
|Preceded by||Mike Mansfield|
|Succeeded by||Conrad Burns|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Montana's 2nd district
June 24, 1969 – January 3, 1977
|Preceded by||James Battin|
|Succeeded by||Ron Marlenee|
|Born||August 6, 1924
Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Iowa State University
John Melcher (born September 6, 1924) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented Montana in the United States House of Representatives, and as a United States Senator from 1977 until 1989.