Archie McTaggart, former mayor, dies
Mr. McTaggart came to Butte in 1906 and was a grocery and
department store clerk. In
1909 he was appointed city employment agent. From 1913 until 1937 he
operated a produce company and acquired several liquor brokerage
contracts in Butte.
Mr. McTaggart was elected mayor in 1931 and served four years.
After that he operated a drive-in restaurant and motel for
During World War II he was appointed director of the War Assets
Administration for Montana and Northern Idaho.
He was director of the Montana census in 1950.
He married Katherine Partney in Anaconda in 1937 and they moved
to Hamilton in 1951. He
operated a real estate agency there until retirement in 1969.
Mr. McTaggart was active in Democratic Party affairs and was a
member of the Elks and Masons.
Survivors include his wife in Hamilton, son Robert in Helena and