Gianfortes buy $4 million Helena mansion, say they will donate the historic home to the state when the governor's term ends
Gov. Greg Gianforte says he and First Lady Susan Gianforte will make the Samuel T. Hauser House their primary residence in Helena. The state’s official executive residence remains in a lurch.
January 12, 2024
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte and First Lady Susan Gianforte have purchased a new private residence in Helena, the two announced Monday.
For a sum of $4 million, the Gianfortes now own Helena’s Samuel T. Hauser House, a 9-bedroom mansion built in 1885 by the industrialist and territorial governor of the same name.
The Gianfortes purchased the home, located on Madison Avenue in Helena’s historic Mansion District, with their own funds, according to a statement, but intend to ultimately donate the property to the state, which would decide what to eventually do with it.
“We purchased the...