Phil Batt cause of death: Idaho Mourns the Loss of Former Governor Phil Batt on His 96th Birthday
Longtime Idaho politician and former Governor Phil Batt passed away on March 4, 2023, his 96th birthday.
Governor Brad Little announced Batt's death in a statement, calling him the “epitome of a public servant.”
Batt served as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Senator, leaving behind a distinguished legacy of human rights leadership, fiscal conservatism, and love for Idaho.
Phil Batt served his state for four years from 1995 to 1999. During his time in office, he made significant strides in the areas of transportation, education, and natural resource management.
Despite his achievements, Governor Batt is perhaps best known for his family and the impact they have had on Idaho's political landscape.
Phil Batt Children: Meet his 3 kids
During his lifetime, Phil had 3 children, Batt's first wife, Jacque, died in 2014 after they were married for 66 years and had three children. He married Francee Riley, of Boise, in 2015.
We do not have the name of his children to share, we promise to update this page once we get their names.