Duane (Duane) Ankney (R-20)

State Senator Duane Ankney

Duane (Duane) Ankney (R-20)
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Capitol: 406.444.4800
FAX: 406.444.4875
District: 406.740.0629
State Capitol 1301 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-8201
PO Box 2138
Colstrip, MT 59323-2138
Residence:Colstrip, MT

Committee Assignments


Legislative Service House- 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 Senate- 2015, 2017 I am married to Carol Schillinger Ankney. We have five children- Dusti, 43, mother, Chris, 42, works with at risk youth, Kevin, 42, heavy equipment operator, Peter, 35, Major USMC, and Nick, 33, construction carpenter. I also have five wonderful grandchildren. I am a US Navy Veteran, 1964-1969. I flew gunfire spotting SAM location missions on the coast of Viet Nam. We flew off the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown. I was born in 1946 in Lewiston, Idaho and graduated Lapwai High School in 1964. After discharge from the Navy in 1969 I moved to Montana. I worked on ranches and in construction. I lived in Colstrip since 1983. I am currently retired from Westmoreland Coal as a Crushing Superintendent after working in southeast Montana coal mining for 34 years.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Carol Schillinger   DOB: 4/14/1946
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