Jon Tester Books & Biography
Jon Tester is a third-generation farmer and a U.S. senator representing Montana. A former elementary school music teacher, he served on his local school board before running for and serving two terms in the Montana Senate. He and his wife, Sharla, operate the same farm near Big Sandy, Montana, homesteaded by Tester’s grandparents more than a century ago. The Testers raise organic wheat, barley, safflower, lentils, millet, alfalfa hay, and peas. Elected to the Senate in 2006, Tester serves on the Appropriations, Commerce, Indian Affairs, and Banking Committees. He is also the ranking member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee.