J. S. Brenner

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Birth 2 January 1911, Elgin, Cook County, Illinois, U.S.A.
Death 24 June 1980, Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana, U.S.A.
(aged 69 years)


John Skoning “Jack” Brenner (January 2, 1911 – July 24, 1980), commonly known as J. S. Brenner, was an American politician in the state of Montana. A Republican, he served in the Montana House of Representatives from 1949 to 1952 and Montana Senate from 1952 to 1966. In 1963, he served as minority leader of the state Senate. Born at Elgin, Illinois in 1911, Brenner attended the New Mexico Military Institute, Montana State University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a cattle rancher and lived in Grant, Beaverhead County, Montana. He was also a member and president of the Montana Stock Growers Association. He was defeated for reelection to the state Senate in 1966 by Frank W. Hazelbaker.