by Actor/Artist George Montgomery (1916-2000) and Artist Gary Schildt (1938- )
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George Montgomery, youngest of 15 siblings, was for on a homestead near Brady, Montana. Following graduation for Great Falls High School, and one quarter at the University of Montana, he headed for Hollywood. As a legendary Hollywood leading man, actor George Montgomery starred in 87 movies and the "Cimarron City" television series. A notable craftsman, he designed and built homes and made hand-crafted furniture. As a gifted sculptor of over 40 pieces, he created an historic bronze "Custer's Final Moments" © 1975, his second year of sculpting." *
*Information taken from autobiography The Years of George Montgomery © 1981.