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Francis L. Polutnik ( Missoula 1952 )

posted: Jan 26, 2008

Fran died January 23, 2008, in Helena, Montana. He attended the University of Montana and was in the U.S. Navy on active duty and the reserves retiring as a Commander in 1983. Fran jumped at Missoula in 1952 and West Yellowstone 53-55. He joined the Montana State Highway Patrol in 1955 and retired in 1980 as a Captain. He then took over as chief driving examiner for Montana Driver Services, moving to bureau chief for the Montana Department of Justice for Driver Improvement. He retired in 1988, after 33 years of dedicated service to Montana.