Earle N. Genzberger: Civic Leader of Butte, Montana

Earle N. Genzberger

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Earle Genzberger was born in Helena, Montana, in 1891.

Genzberger earned his law degree from the University of Michigan.


Butte, Montana

In 1912, Genzberger began working as an attorney in Butte.

Genzberger served as Treasurer of Krao Mines, Ltd. and Vice-President of the Greater Butte Mines Corporation.



316th Field Artillery, WWI

316th Field Artillery, WWI

Earle Genzberger  served in the 316th Field Artillery in World War I.

From 1915 to 1930, he served as Commander of the American Legion.

He was President of the Vigilante Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

He also served as District Governor of the Kiwanis International in 1925.



Earle Genzberger was a 33rd degree Mason in the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. He served as Supreme Chancellor from 1950 to 1952.

He was also Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Phythias from 1932 to 1933.



Earle Genzberger married Anna (d.1925).

Later, he married Karen Knight (1892-1987).


Earle Genzberger died in 1971.

Anna Genzberger died in 1925.

Karen Genzberger died in 1987



Samantha Silver is curator for this Earle Genzberger exhibit.