Leroy Schweitzer

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: founder and leader of the anti-government extremist group known as the Montana Freeman whose arrest in 1996 prompt 16 group members to barricade themselves in a 960-acre ranch compound in Jordan, Montana for 81 days, in which the standoff with the FBI ended without a shot fired.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: circa 1938

 

Died: September 20, 2011

 

Location: Florence, Colorado