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Dorothy Bradley grew up in Bozeman where she attended K - 12, and graduated from Colorado College in 1969. A year later, she won a seat in the Montana House of Representatives where she served as the only woman in 1971. She served 16 years, getting a law de gree in the interim, and was known for her consensus approach on tough issues such as the Science and Technology Alliance and tax reform. Dorothy was the Democratic nominee for Governor in 1992, campaigned by riding her horse across the state, and narrowl y lost the race. She has worked in administrative positions dealing with water, the courts, and criminal justice. She lives in Clyde Park with retired rancher Dan Hurwitz, and is on boards for NorthWestern Energy, OneMontana, STEM, and the American Prair ie Reserve.
Bradley, Dorothy and Barrett, Evan, "Biography of Dorothy Bradley" (2015). Biographies and Photos of Series Participants. 8.