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Wolf Creek in Lewis and Clark County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Remembering Governor Forrest H. Anderson

 
 
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Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 13, 2019
1. Remembering Governor Forrest H. Anderson Marker
Inscription.  Montana's great outdoors was his favorite place, and he helped make it better for all of us be establishing this and many other sites along rivers in the state.

Forrest, a native Montanan, grew up in the depression working hard, raised a family and, through thirty years of the public's trust, served as a county attorney, legislator, supreme court justice, attorney general and governor 1969-1973. His accomplishments in government were many, positively affecting you and me and our future generations by totally reorganizing state government into 21st century management, supporting the enactment of the new Montana State Constitution, establishing the State Law Enforcement Academy, saving millions of our tax dollars by creating the State Board of Investment, just to name a few. Anderson was well respected for saying what he meant and meaning what he said.

His skill in the art of politics was only exceeded by his passion for fishing and hunting. Forest love Craig and the Missouri River, treasures for all of us to protect and enjoy.
 
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Location. 47° 4.404′ N, 111° 57.784′ W. Marker is in Wolf Creek, Montana, in Lewis and Clark County. Marker is on Frank Street near Bridge Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 Frank Street, Wolf Creek MT 59648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mann Gulch Fire (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old U.S. Highway 91 (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Dearborn – Ancient Interstate Highway (approx. 4½ miles away); "Cliffs High and Steep" (approx. 4.9 miles away); Michael John MacKinnon (approx. 4.9 miles away); Continuing the Journey (approx. 4.9 miles away); Dearborn's River (approx. 4.9 miles away); "nearer than the route we Came" (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wolf Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in the riverside park.
 
Also see . . .  Remembering Montana Gov. Forrest Anderson -- Independent Record. In the 1968 general election against incumbent
Remembering Governor Forrest H. Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 13, 2019
2. Remembering Governor Forrest H. Anderson Marker
Governor Tim Babcock, Anderson used the memorable slogan "Pay More? What For?" It was aimed directly at Babcock’s support for a sales tax. Anderson won by a solid 54 percent to 42 percent margin. Sage Advertising handled Anderson’s advertising campaign and created the “Pay More? What For?” slogan, said to be Montana’s best ever.
(Submitted on October 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Forrest H. Anderson image. Click for full size.
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3. Forrest H. Anderson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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