Troy R. Mader was born on December 1, 1955, and died on July 14, 2016.
He was an American rancher and politician.
Mader was member of the Republican Party, he served in the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing the 52nd district.
Troy succeeded Sue Wallis in February 2014 following her death.
He operated a ranch.
He worked for the Abundant Wildlife Society of North America as a research director.
While he was in that role, he fought to prevent the restoration of the local wolf population by the federal government.
Mader worked under the name “T. R. Mader”, he self-published a book on HIV/AIDS, titled The Death Sentence of AIDS, in 1987 in which he suggested the “quarantine” of infected people who continue to have sex.
Troy Mader receiving criticism of standing by the book, Mader stated in 2014 “I believe tolerance is characteristic of a person who hasn’t any virtue left.
Troy Mader also stated that “many gay people demand the right to have sex with children.
Mader also served as a precinct captain for the Campbell County Republican Party.
Following the January 2014 death of Sue Wallis, who served the northern half of Campbell County in the Wyoming House of Representatives, Mader put his name forward as a potential replacement.
The Campbell County Republican Party included Mader on their list of three finalists, which they forwarded to the Campbell County Commission, who voted to appoint Mader to serve the remainder of her term in February.
He was sworn in to the state House on February 11, 2014.
Troy Mader served on the House Revenue Committee and the House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee.
Mader and his wife had eight children.
Troy Mader passed away at 60 years old.