Greg Gianforte was a Representative from Montana. Born in San Diego in 1961, he earned both his B.S. and M.S. from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1983. He was an engineer, business owner and unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Montana in 2016. He was elected as a Republican to the 115th Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Ryan Zinke (May 25, 2017- January 3, 2021).