Steve Bullock

Birth Name: Stephen Clark Bullock

Place of Birth: Missoula, Montana, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 11, 1966

Ethnicity: German, English, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, possibly other

Steve Bullock is an American politician and lawyer. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as Governor of Montana, since January 7, 2013, and Chair of the National Governors Association, since July 21, 2018. He was previously Attorney General of Montana, from January 5, 2009 to January 7, 2013.

He is a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2020.

Steve is the son of Penny (Clark) and Mike Bullock. He is married to Lisa Downs, with whom he has three children.

Steve’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Richard Clark (the son of Thomas Jefferson Clark and Katherine Park “Katie” Derr). Samuel was born in Illinois. Thomas was the son of Pvt. Daniel Clark and Sarah H. Harrison. Katherine was of German descent, and was the daughter of Dr. Nathaniel Horlacher Derr and Mary Ann Doebler.

Steve’s maternal grandmother was Floreine E. Walz (the daughter of Frank J. Walz and Edna L. Dickey). Floreine was born in Iowa. Frank was of German descent, and was the son of Peter P. Walz, whose parents were from Kuppenheim, Landkreis Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg, and of Celestine M. Widerspach. Edna was the daughter of Hugh Dickey and Louisa Anne Jacobs.

Sources: Genealogy of Steve Bullock (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Obituary of Steve’s maternal grandmother, Floreine E. (Walz) CLark –

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