OCCUPATION: Director of development, Opportunity Resources, Missoula
HOMETOWN: Born in Montana, now resides in Piltzville
FAMILY: Wife, Sue; three sons
EDUCATION: M.A., Public Adminstration, Northern Illinois University, 1987; B.A., Forestry, University of Montana, 1978; A.D., Marketing, McHenry College, Crystal Lake, Ill.
POLITICAL OR PUBLIC SERVICE: Montana House of Representatives, 2007-present; Bonner Development Group from 1995-1997; Cub Scout Leader; U.S. Marine Corps, 1972-1974.
Furey puts experience to work campaigning
By TROY WARZOCHA
When Tim Furey’s son was called to duty with the Army Reserves, Tim followed suit and landed in Helena. Now he is running for reelection to the seat that was vacated by his son in 2007.
Furey, a Democrat, is running for reelection in House District 91. The seat was held by his son Kevin until he reported for Army Reserve officer training in May of 2007. Furey won the election to fill that seat, but if Furey’s jump into politics was inspired by his son, it is a natural extension of his own involvement in the community. -MORE-
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