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Lawyer Politicians in South Dakota

E. L. Abel Edward Lincoln Abel (1860-1927) — also known as E. L. Abel — of Carbondale, Jackson County, Ill.; Bridgewater, McCook County, S.Dak. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 19, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; banker; livestock grower; mayor of Bridgewater, S.D.; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1903-06; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1913-15. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1927 (age about 66 years). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1883, to Ella C. Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  James George Abourezk (b. 1931) — also known as James Abourezk — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Wood, Mellette County, S.Dak., February 24, 1931. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1968; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1971-73; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1973-79. Lebanese ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Abourezk and Lena Mickel Abourezk; married to Mary Ann Houlton and Sanaa Dieb; married 1982 to Margaret Bethea.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Elnathan Benjamin Adams (b. 1881) — also known as Elnathan B. Adams — of Walworth County, S.Dak.; Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in West Haven, Rutland County, Vt., May 21, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1908-10, 1914-16; Walworth County State's Attorney, 1910-12; Fall River County State's Attorney, 1916-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Kiwanis; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benajah P. Adams and Emma S. (Benjamin) Adams; married, June 25, 1907, to Lillian Grace Hall.
  Frank R. Aikens (b. 1855) — of Canton, Lincoln County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1855. Lawyer; member of Dakota territorial legislature, 1887-89; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1889; district judge in South Dakota, 1889-94. In 1891, when affluent Easterners came to South Dakota to live in a hotel for 90 days, so as to be eligible for the state's easy divorce law, he ruled that hotel guests were not bona fide South Dakota residents, disrupting the divorce plans of a number of celebrities. Later that year, a committee of Sioux Falls ministers accused the judge of drunkenness and licentiousness. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Anderson (b. 1870) — of Day County, S.Dak. Born in Lanesboro, Fillmore County, Minn., October 18, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1919-21; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 5th District, 1921-25. Lutheran. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Iver Anderson and Kari (Ericksen) Anderson; married to Sophie Knudson.
  Leo Ellis Anderson (1902-1993) — also known as Leo E. Anderson — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak., February 20, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; Honorary Vice-Consul for Latvia in Los Angeles, Calif., 1932-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1940, 1944; chair of Los Angeles County Republican Party, 1936-40; vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1942-44; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944; California Republican state chair, 1944-45. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sigma Chi. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 20, 1993 (age 91 years, 242 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Lauritz Martin Anderson (1871-1950) and Leonora (Ellis) Anderson; married, November 1, 1931, to Hollis Norris (1910-1959); married, February 12, 1961, to Pauline Murray.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sigurd Anderson (1904-1990) — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Arendal, Norway, January 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Day County State's Attorney, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; South Dakota state attorney general, 1947-51; member of South Dakota Republican State Executive Committee, 1947-48; Governor of South Dakota, 1951-55; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1955-64; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1970. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, from prostate cancer and pneumonia, in Lake Area Hospital, Webster, Day County, S.Dak., December 21, 1990 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment at Webster Cemetery, Webster, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Bertha (Broten) Anderson (1874-1946) and Karl August Anderson (1879-1961); married, April 3, 1937, to Vivian Dall Walz (1911-1981).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Lincoln Anderson (1868-1959) — also known as Walter L. Anderson — of Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa; Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa, February 19, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1921-22; Speaker of the Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1922. Member, Beta Theta Pi; United Spanish War Veterans; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Elks. Died in 1959 (age about 91 years). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Raney Anderson (1837-1898) and Sarah Jane (Woods) Anderson; married, October 29, 1902, to Helen Marie Nance.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jess Lloyd Angstman (1890-1979) — also known as Jess L. Angstman — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Born in Groton, Brown County, S.Dak., February 25, 1890. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952 (alternate); member of Montana state house of representatives, 1947-48, 1959-60; member of Montana state senate, 1949-56. Member, Rotary; Elks; Lions. Died in Havre, Hill County, Mont., October 28, 1979 (age 89 years, 245 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Havre, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob H. Angstman (1858-1910) and Emma (Trout) Angstman (1862-1941); married 1916 to Lorena Mary Jesmer (1893-1956).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Fulton Aplan (1900-1966) — also known as Frank F. Aplan — of Fort Pierre, Stanley County, S.Dak. Born in Rushville, Sheridan County, Neb., May 21, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Stanley County Attorney; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 54th District, 1931-32; major in the U.S. Army during World War II. Norwegian, Irish, French Canadian, and Sioux Indian ancestry. Died in Rushville, Sheridan County, Neb., January 3, 1966 (age 65 years, 227 days). Interment at Fair View Cemetery, Rushville, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Jens Olius Aplan (1860-1935) and Marie (Lenagh) Aplan (1870-1959); married to Helen Fischer (1897-1993).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dana Reed Bailey (b. 1833) — also known as Dana R. Bailey — of Highgate, Franklin County, Vt.; St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt.; Baldwin, St. Croix County, Wis.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vt., April 27, 1833. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868; Franklin County State's Attorney; member of Vermont state senate, 1871-74; founder of village of Baldwin, Wis., 1871; built the Matchless Flour Mills there, and owned three saw mills; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1878-79; St. Croix County Commissioner, 1880-82; insurance business; Minnehaha County State's Attorney, 1890-95. Burial location unknown.
  Theodore Mead Bailey (1888-1949) — also known as T. M. Bailey — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), January 14, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1921-22; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1925-26; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Minnehaha County, S.Dak., January 28, 1949 (age 61 years, 14 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Olin Bailey and Mary Emma (Swan) Bailey; married, September 3, 1912, to Marguerite Wadsworth; married, June 10, 1931, to Anna Beaudoin Munck.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John H. Baldwin John Harvey Baldwin (b. 1851) — also known as John H. Baldwin — of Jonesboro, Grant County, Ind.; St. Lawrence, Hand County, S.Dak.; Frazee, Becker County, Minn. Born near Jonesboro, Grant County, Ind., 1851. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 63rd District, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Frank D. Bangs (1878-1935) — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Le Sueur, Le Sueur County, Minn., June 19, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 45th District, 1935; died in office 1935. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Elks. Died December 23, 1935 (age 57 years, 187 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Walstein Bangs and Sara Della (Plowman) Bangs (1841-1926); half-brother of Tracy R. Bangs; married to Adella Garlick; father of George A. Bangs; second cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler; third cousin once removed of John Clarence Keeler; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Hiram Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Anson Foster Keeler (1887-1943).
  Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles P. Bates (1858-1920) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born December 4, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Minnehaha County Republican Party, 1894; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1909-10. Died in 1920 (age about 61 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Married to Grace Chester (1866-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Howard Battey (b. 1929) — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak. Born in Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak., October 16, 1929. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William Henry Harrison Beadle (1838-1915) — also known as William H. H. Beadle — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born, in a log cabin at Howard, Parke County, Ind., January 1, 1838. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Republican National Committee from Dakota Territory, 1872-; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1877-79; Dakota Territory superintendent of public instruction, 1879-86; president, Madison State Normal School (now Dakota State University), 1889-1906. Member, Freemasons. Died in San Francisco, Calif., November 15, 1915 (age 77 years, 318 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Relatives: Son of James Ward Beadle and Elizabeth (Bright) Beadle; married, May 18, 1863, to Ellen S. (Rich) Chapman.
  Beadle County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Axel John Beck (1894-1981) — of South Dakota. Born in Sweden, May 6, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1958-69; took senior status 1969. Swedish ancestry. Died in Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak., September 2, 1981 (age 87 years, 119 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  M. Plin Beebe (1881-1941) — of Ipswich, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Born in Sandusky, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., September 7, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of South Dakota state senate 37th District, 1915-16. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died August 9, 1941 (age 59 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marcus P. Beebe (1851?-?) and Leota (Fuller) Beebe; married to Alice Conklin.
  Willis E. Benedict (1858-1917) — of Custer, Custer County, S.Dak. Born in Wisconsin, July 16, 1858. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 41st District, 1899-1900; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 43rd District, 1901-02. Died in 1917 (age about 58 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram F. Benedict and Lydia A. (Thompson) Benedict.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Granville Gaylord Bennett (1833-1910) — also known as G. G. Bennett — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born near Bloomingburg, Fayette County, Ohio, October 9, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1865-67; member of Iowa state senate, 1867-71; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1875-78; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1900. Died in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., June 28, 1910 (age 76 years, 262 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, S.Dak.
  Bennett County, S.Dak. may have been named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis Benson (b. 1873) — of Flandreau, Moody County, S.Dak. Born in Norway, January 12, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 21st District, 1915-20; Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1923-26. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of B. T. Benson and Valborg (Tjorn) Benson; married to Iva Minier.
  Ellis Yarnal Berry (1902-1999) — also known as E. Y. Berry — of McLaughlin, Corson County, S.Dak. Born in Larchwood, Lyon County, Iowa, October 6, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1939-42; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1944; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1951-71; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi. Died in Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak., April 1, 1999 (age 96 years, 177 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of William S. Berry and Kitty (Teghtmeyer) Berry; married, March 4, 1928, to Rose Hartinger.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Biegelmeier (1901-1988) — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., September 9, 1901. Lawyer; Yankton County State's Attorney, 1931-34; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1959-73; justice of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1973-74. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died March 27, 1988 (age 86 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Biegelmeier and Marie (Blazek) Biegelmeier; married to Maude McKenna.
  Don A. Bierle (1926-2001) — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born June 20, 1926. Republican. Newspaper sports editor; lawyer; Yankton County State's Attorney; Yankton County Judge; member of South Dakota state senate, 1971-74. Died October 12, 2001 (age 75 years, 114 days). Burial location unknown.
  Philemon Bliss (1813-1889) — Born in Canton, Hartford County, Conn., July 28, 1813. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Ohio, 1848-51; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1855-59; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1861-65; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1868-72; law professor. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 25, 1889 (age 76 years, 28 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Asahel Bliss (1783-1846) and Lydia Adams (Griswold) Bliss (1790-1830); brother of Albert Asahel Bliss; married, November 16, 1843, to Martha W. Thorpe; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold and Samuel Clesson Allen; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and Judson H. Warner; third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Elisha Phelps, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Oliver Ellsworth, Daniel Chapin, Augustus Seymour Porter, Daniel Pitkin and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Edmund Holcomb, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Chester William Chapin, John William Allen, Norman A. Phelps, James Samuel Wadsworth, George Smith Catlin, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, John Smith Phelps, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nils Andreas Boe (1913-1992) — also known as Nils A. Boe — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Baltic, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., September 10, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; Minnehaha County State's Attorney, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1951-58; Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1955-58; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1963-65; Governor of South Dakota, 1965-69; Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for Pres. Richard Nixon, 1969-71; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1971-77. Lutheran. Member, Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died July 30, 1992 (age 78 years, 324 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Nils N. Boe (c.1861-1938) and Sissel Catherine (Finseth) Boe (born 1874); grandson of Anders Knudson Finseth (1836-1913).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Stevenson Bogue (1877-1959) — also known as Andrew S. Bogue — of Parker, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Poynette, Columbia County, Wis., April 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1929-32; candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1932; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1944. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak., October 10, 1959 (age 82 years, 184 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Parker, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Alan Bogue and Ellen (Stevenson) Bogue; married, June 30, 1910, to Genevieve Elizabeth Cooke (1881-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Wendell Bogue (b. 1919) — of Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Turner County State's Attorney, 1952-54; district judge in South Dakota 2nd District, 1967-70; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1970-85; took senior status 1985. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
Joseph H. Bottum Joseph Henry Bottum (1853-1946) — also known as Joseph H. Bottum — of Faulkton, Faulk County, S.Dak. Born in West Bloomfield, Ontario County, N.Y., September 26, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; Faulk County Register of Deeds, 1883; Faulk County State's Attorney, 1890-94; member of South Dakota state senate 35th District, 1899-1900, 1903-04. Died in Faulkton, Faulk County, S.Dak., June 19, 1946 (age 92 years, 266 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Bottum (1826-1910) and Helen Mariah (Burnham) Bottum (1830-1913); married, June 2, 1885, to Silvia Grace Smith (1864-1956); father of Joseph Henry Bottum (1903-1984).
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Joseph Henry Bottum (1903-1984) — also known as Joe H. Bottum — of Faulkton, Faulk County, S.Dak.; Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Faulkton, Faulk County, S.Dak., August 7, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Faulk County State's Attorney, 1933-36; South Dakota director of taxation, 1937-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1940 (alternate), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee); nominated in primary for Governor of South Dakota 1942, inconclusive primary; member of South Dakota Republican State Central Committee, 1946-48; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1961-63; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1962-63. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Lambda Chi Alpha. Died in Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak., July 4, 1984 (age 80 years, 332 days). Interment at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Henry Bottum (1853-1946) and Silvia Grace (Smith) Bottum (1864-1956); married, August 20, 1929, to Nellie Bergita Bang (1898-1985).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Bartlett E. Boyles Bartlett E. Boyles (d. 1972) — also known as Pat Boyles — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Terry, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Lawyer; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1959-63. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis; United Commercial Travelers; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in McAuley Lake Resort, Atikolam, Ontario, June 7, 1972. Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Rudi M. Brewster (b. 1932) — of California. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., 1932. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1984-98; took senior status 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  See also federal judicial profile
N. P. Bromley N. P. Bromley (b. 1855) — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak. Born in Rutland County, Vt., 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Wilmot W. Brookings (1830-1905) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 23, 1830. Lawyer; in February 1858, he was out in a blizzard and lost both feet; member Dakota territorial council, 1862-63, 1867-69; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1868; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1863-66; Speaker of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives, 1864-65; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1869-73; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1883, 1885. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1905 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Brookings County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  James Brown (b. 1858) — of Chamberlain, Brule County, S.Dak. Born in Crosshouse, Ayrshire, Scotland, October 12, 1858. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; Brule County Judge, 1897-1901; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 2nd District, 1927-31. Congregationalist. Scottish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Brown and Agnes (Longmuir) Brown; married, November 10, 1886, to Jessie Benton Schuyler (died 1912); married 1915 to Martha Barber.
  Charles J. Buell (1865-1938) — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Lake City, Wabasha County, Minn., November 1, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1892; Pennington County State's Attorney, 1903-06; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 45th District, 1919-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died July 23, 1938 (age 72 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 5, 1891, to Maud Mitchell.
  William John Bulow (1869-1960) — also known as William J. Bulow — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Born near Moscow, Clermont County, Ohio, January 13, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1899-1900; Union County Judge, 1918; Governor of South Dakota, 1927-31; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1931-43. Died in Washington, D.C., February 26, 1960 (age 91 years, 44 days). Interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Beresford, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bulow and Elizabeth (Ebendorf) Bulow; married, November 25, 1898, to Katherine Reedy; married, October 15, 1922, to Sarah Farrand.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Newton Dexter Burch (1871-1931) — also known as N. D. Burch — of Boyd County, Neb.; Dallas, Gregory County, S.Dak. Born in Stewartsville, DeKalb County, Mo., June 17, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Boyd County Attorney, 1903-07; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1921-26; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1926-31; died in office 1931. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died March 18, 1931 (age 59 years, 274 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George N. Burch and Elizabeth (Dexter) Burch; married, March 15, 1899, to Sadie E. Jarman.
Charles H. Burke Charles Henry Burke (1861-1944) — also known as Charles H. Burke — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born near Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., April 1, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; real estate investor; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 26th District, 1895-98; U.S. Representative from South Dakota, 1899-1907, 1909-15 (at-large 1899-1907, 1909-13, 2nd District 1913-15); candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1914; U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1921-29. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Washington, D.C., April 7, 1944 (age 83 years, 6 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Burke and Sarah T. (Beckwith) Burke; married, January 14, 1886, to Caroline Schlosser.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Edward Raymond Burke (1880-1968) — also known as Edward R. Burke — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Runningwater, Bon Homme County, S.Dak., November 28, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1933-35; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1935-41. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1968 (age 87 years, 342 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Dorsey Burke and Mary (Nolan) Burke; married, December 28, 1911, to Henrietta Flinn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harlan John Bushfield (1882-1948) — also known as Harlan J. Bushfield — of Miller, Hand County, S.Dak. Born in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, August 6, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1934-38; Governor of South Dakota, 1939-43; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1940; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1943-48; died in office 1948. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Miller, Hand County, S.Dak., September 27, 1948 (age 66 years, 52 days). Interment at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Bushfield and Cora (Pearson) Bushfield; married, April 15, 1912, to Vera E. Cahalan (1889-1976).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Clarence Carey Caldwell (1877-1957) — also known as Clarence C. Caldwell — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Minnehaha County, S.Dak., February 2, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Miner County State's Attorney, 1907-08, 1911-14; South Dakota state attorney general, 1915-19. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1957 (age about 80 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of George Caldwell and Mary E. (Draper) Caldwell; married, June 16, 1908, to Marie Bryant (1877-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dwight Ezra Campbell (1887-1964) — also known as Dwight Campbell — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa, November 5, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; represented railroads in the Dakotas; member of South Dakota state senate 35th District, 1923-24; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 5th District, 1925-37. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Sigma Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions. Died June 15, 1964 (age 76 years, 223 days). Interment somewhere in Groton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Ezra Campbell and Cornelia (Bell) Campbell; married, November 5, 1912, to Adelaide Pauline Caywood.
  Frank E. Campbell — of Groton, Brown County, S.Dak. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 33rd District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  John Emmett Carland (1853-1922) — also known as John E. Carland — of Burleigh County, N.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Oswego County, N.Y., December 11, 1853. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1885-88; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1888-89; delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Burleigh County, 1889; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1896-1910; Judge of U.S. Commerce Court, 1910-13. Died November 11, 1922 (age 68 years, 335 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. John Carland; married, September 29, 1884, to Albertine Knaack.
  U. S. G. Cherry (b. 1863) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Lewistown, Logan County, Ohio, December 2, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; South Dakota Democratic state chair, 1896; candidate for justice of South Dakota state supreme court, 1904; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1920, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Cherry and Elizabeth (Smith) Cherry; married, September 1, 1887, to Lalla W. Clyde (died); married, February 6, 1906, to Louise Palmer.
  Charles Andrew Christopherson (1871-1951) — also known as Charles A. Christopherson — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Amherst, Fillmore County, Minn., July 23, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1913-16; Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1915-16; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1919-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1944. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., November 2, 1951 (age 80 years, 102 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Knudt Christopherson and Julia (Nelson) Christopherson; married, November 30, 1897, to Abbie M. Deyoe.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Wesley Clark (b. 1872) — also known as S. Wesley Clark — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak. Born in Platteville, Grant County, Wis., December 28, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Spink County State's Attorney, 1900-04; South Dakota state attorney general, 1907-11; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1921-26. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Pliny Clark and Elizabeth Dennison (Huntington) Clark; married 1900 to Daisy Labrie (died 1915); married 1919 to Essie Eggler.
  Daniel Walter Conway (b. 1898) — also known as Walter Conway — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., November 13, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1933-37. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel J. Conway and Jennie Frances (Conness) Conway; married, April 17, 1927, to Ann G. English.
  Willis Clifford Cook (1874-1942) — also known as Willis C. Cook — of Plankinton, Aurora County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wis., October 5, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Aurora County Judge, 1900-02; member of South Dakota state senate 13th District, 1905-08; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1906-12; member of Republican National Committee from South Dakota, 1916-20; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1921-29. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1942 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Cook and Sarah (Cole) Cook; married 1899 to Mary Butler Miller.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Dighton Corson Dighton Corson (1827-1915) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Deadwood, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born in Canaan, Somerset County, Maine, October 21, 1827. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1858; Milwaukee County District Attorney, 1859; District Attorney, 1st Judicial District of Nevada; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1885, 1889; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 1st District, 1889-1913. Died in Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak., May 7, 1915 (age 87 years, 198 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nancy (Tuttle) Corson (1787-1863) and Isaac Corson; married to Elizabeth Hoffman.
  Corson County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Warren Cowles (c.1824-1872) — of Smethport, McKean County, Pa.; Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in New York, about 1824. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 13th District, 1866-68; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1869-72. Died in 1872 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Coe Isaac Crawford (1858-1944) — also known as Coe I. Crawford — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak.; Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born near Volney, Allamakee County, Iowa, January 14, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Hughes County State's Attorney, 1886-88; member Dakota territorial council, 1889; member of South Dakota state senate 24th District, 1889-90; South Dakota state attorney general, 1893-97; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1896; attorney for Chicago & North Western Railroad, 1897-1905; Governor of South Dakota, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1908; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1909-15. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., April 25, 1944 (age 86 years, 102 days). Interment at Municipal Cemetery, Iowa City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Crawford and Sarah (Shannon) Crawford; married, October 4, 1884, to May Robinson (died); married, November 26, 1896, to Lavinia Robinson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Jonathan Danforth (1875-1952) — also known as George J. Danforth — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Meeme, Manitowoc County, Wis., November 21, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; Minnehaha County State's Attorney, 1910-11; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1919-22; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1930, 1938. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died March 30, 1952 (age 76 years, 130 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Quincy A. Danforth and Gertrude (Silbernagel) Danforth; married, August 21, 1907, to Nora I. Tollefson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dennis Martin Daugaard (b. 1953) — also known as Dennis Daugaard — of Garretson, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Garretson, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., June 11, 1953. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1997-2002; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 2003-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2004; Governor of South Dakota, 2011-19; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 2012. Danish ancestry. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Raymond Victor Daugaard and Florence Margaret (Kennedy) Daugaard; married 1981 to Linda Schmidt.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Frank Edward Denholm (1923-2016) — also known as Frank E. Denholm — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Born in Scotland Township, Day County, S.Dak., November 29, 1923. Democrat. Farmer; auctioneer; trucking business; Day County Sheriff, 1950-52; FBI agent; lawyer; university lecturer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1968; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1971-75. Died in Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak., April 7, 2016 (age 92 years, 130 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Charles H. Dillon Charles Hall Dillon (1853-1929) — also known as Charles H. Dillon — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak.; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born near Jasper, Dubois County, Ind., December 18, 1853. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 3rd District, 1903-10; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1913-19; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1923-26; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1924. Congregationalist. Died in Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., September 15, 1929 (age 75 years, 271 days). Interment at Yankton Municipal Cemetery, Yankton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Mathew B. Dillon and Mary A. (Stewart) Dillon; married to Maude B. Tripp (died 1894); married, September 26, 1900, to Frances D. Jolley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Owen Joseph Donley (d. 1995) — also known as Owen J. Donley — of Elk Point, Union County, S.Dak.; Alexandria, Va.; Virginia Beach, Va. Born in Elk Point, Union County, S.Dak. Democrat. Lawyer; Union County State's Attorney; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960; chief of staff to U.S. Sen. George McGovern, 1963-71; also worked on the Senator's campaigns for U.S. Senate and President. Catholic. Died while recovering from heart surgery, in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., June 20, 1995. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1954 to Mary Carole Scott (died 1982); married 1992 to Martha Anne Meek; father of Kerry J. Donley (1956?-).
  Ray E. Dougherty (b. 1895) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, July 11, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; candidate for South Dakota state attorney general, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Izaak Walton League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Dougherty and Sarah Ann (Judkins) Dougherty; married, June 30, 1920, to Julia Newell Treat.
  Ralph A. Dunham (b. 1906) — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in Clark, Clark County, S.Dak., December 21, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1951-55. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Sumner Eastman (1864-1939) — also known as Charles S. Eastman — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in Primrose, Dane County, Wis., January 23, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; Fall River County Sheriff, 1897-1900; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1907-08; postmaster; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., August 26, 1939 (age 75 years, 215 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Charles Sumner
  Relatives: Son of Dean Henry Eastman (1835-1914) and Ellen Alice (Buchanan) Eastman (1841-1923); married, April 15, 1888, to Agnes Colgan (1868-1931); nephew of Robert Marion LaFollette; second cousin four times removed of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; fourth cousin once removed of Sumner Wellington Farnham, Carlisle Stewart Abbott and Edgar Augustus Farnham (1848-1931).
  Political families: Eastman family; Farnham family of East Windsor Hill, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Olaf Eidem (b. 1875) — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Born in Elk Point, Union County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), May 23, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; Brookings County State's Attorney, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1926-34. Lutheran. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Eidem and Randi (Hoffstad) Eidem; married, August 25, 1904, to Gertrude Jerde.
  James Douglas Elliott (b. 1859) — also known as James D. Elliott — of Tyndall, Bon Homme County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Ill., October 7, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; Bon Homme County State's Attorney, 1887-91; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1896; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1897-1907; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1911-. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Elliott and Mary (McPhail) Elliott; married, May 29, 1890, to Agnes S. Stilwill.
  Samuel Harrison Elrod (1856-1935) — also known as Samuel H. Elrod — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in Coatesville, Hendricks County, Ind., May 1, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster; Governor of South Dakota, 1905-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1916, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1932. Methodist. Died July 13, 1935 (age 79 years, 73 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse F. Elrod and Lydia (Pursel) Elrod; married to Mary Ellen Masten.
  Frank Leroy Farrar (b. 1929) — also known as Frank L. Farrar — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Born in Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak., April 2, 1929. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1963-69; Governor of South Dakota, 1969-71. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Jaycees; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Married to Patricia Henley.
Henry B. Farren Henry B. Farren (1848-1905) — of Elvira Township, Buffalo County, S.Dak. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 4, 1848. Republican. Carpenter; lawyer; Buffalo County State's Attorney; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 16th District, 1903-04. Died March 5, 1905 (age 56 years, 121 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Gann Valley, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of James L. Farren.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Edmund Walter Fiske (b. 1874) — also known as E. W. Fiske — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in London, Ontario, of American parents, April 12, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1919-21. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Romanzo Eliot Fiske and Mary Ann (Lince) Fiske; married, December 11, 1901, to Martha Thomas.
  Frank Earl Flynn (1883-1965) — also known as Frank E. Flynn — of Forsyth, Rosebud County, Mont.; White Salmon, Klickitat County, Wash.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Lake City, Wabasha County, Minn., June 24, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Yavapai County Attorney, 1931-32; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1935-53. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in September, 1965 (age 82 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Flynn and Joan (Fitzgerald) Flynn; married, November 26, 1920, to Laura Maxwell.
August Frieberg August Frieberg (1863-1932) — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Born in Sweden, December 7, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Beresford, S.D., 1898; member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1903-06; vice-president, Security State Bank. Swedish ancestry. Died in Union County, S.Dak., May 16, 1932 (age 68 years, 161 days). Interment at Beresford Cemetery, Beresford, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Lars Peter Gustafson Frieberg (1834-1924) and Anna Kathrina (Johnson) Frieberg (1837-1899); brother of John Frieberg (1871-1928); married, January 1, 1901, to Mathilda Hammer.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
Howard G. Fuller Howard G. Fuller — of Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa; South Dakota. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. School teacher and principal; Hardin County Superintendent of Schools, 1883-86; lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1889-94; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1894-1908. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Maria Leonard.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  John Rankin Gamble (1848-1891) — of South Dakota. Born in Alabama, Greene County, N.Y., January 15, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1877-79; member Dakota territorial council, 1881-82, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1891; died in office 1891. Died in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., August 14, 1891 (age 43 years, 211 days). Interment at Yankton Municipal Cemetery, Yankton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Brother of Robert Jackson Gamble (1851-1924); uncle of Ralph Abernethy Gamble.
  Political family: Gamble family of South Dakota and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Ralph A. Gamble Ralph Abernethy Gamble (1885-1959) — also known as Ralph A. Gamble — of Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y.; St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md. Born in Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), May 6, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1931-37; U.S. Representative from New York, 1937-57 (25th District 1937-45, 28th District 1945-53, 26th District 1953-57). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; Lions. Died in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md., March 4, 1959 (age 73 years, 302 days). Interment at Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Jackson Gamble (1851-1924) and Carrie (Osborne) Gamble; married, April 19, 1911, to Virginia Nesbitt (died 1937); married, June 19, 1958, to Ruth G. Daniels; nephew of John Rankin Gamble.
  Political family: Gamble family of South Dakota and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Robert J. Gamble Robert Jackson Gamble (1851-1924) — also known as Robert J. Gamble — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born near Akron, Genesee County, N.Y., February 7, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1895-97, 1899-1901; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1901-13. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., September 22, 1924 (age 73 years, 228 days). Interment at Yankton Municipal Cemetery, Yankton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Gamble and Jennie A. (Abernethy) Gamble; brother of John Rankin Gamble (1848-1891); married, March 26, 1884, to Carrie S. Osborn; father of Ralph Abernethy Gamble.
  Political family: Gamble family of South Dakota and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Peter Bergenius Garberg (1882-1951) — also known as Peter B. Garberg — of Reeder, Adams County, N.Dak.; Hettinger, Adams County, N.Dak.; Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Revillo, Grant County, S.Dak., December 25, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Adams County State's Attorney, 1914-20; member of North Dakota state senate, 1920-23; candidate for North Dakota state attorney general, 1922; U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, 1929-33. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Elks; Sons of Norway. Died in 1951 (age about 68 years). Interment at Recaboth Cemetery, Albee, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Gunder Paulson Garberg (1852-1930) and Gunhild (Kjosness) Garberg (1854-1935); married, June 11, 1910, to Sophia Borgen (1883-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Howard Gates (1865-1927) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, October 26, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 2nd District, 1913-27; died in office 1927. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; American Bar Association; Kiwanis. Died November 8, 1927 (age 62 years, 13 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cook Gates and Adelia (St. John) Gates; married, November 13, 1899, to Mary Edna Carter.
  Oscar Sherman Gifford (1842-1913) — also known as Oscar S. Gifford — of Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 20, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1883; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1885; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1889-91. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Lincoln County, S.Dak., January 16, 1913 (age 70 years, 88 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Gifford (born 1804) and Mary Gifford; married, May 14, 1874, to Phoebe M. Fuller; fourth cousin of Stephen Galloway (1838-1890); fourth cousin once removed of Bennet Bicknell.
  Political families: Galloway family of Michigan; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wilbur S. Glass (b. 1852) — of Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Genesee County, N.Y., April 27, 1852. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 28th District, 1895-1900, 1907-08; U.S. Consul in Kehl, 1897-98. Congregationalist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester F. Glass (died 1872) and Mary (Brown) Glass (died 1897); married, October 3, 1899, to Kathryn Garner.
Thomas M. Goddard Thomas M. Goddard (b. 1846) — of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa; Shiloh, Sully County, S.Dak. Born near Troy, Davis County, Iowa, November 24, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; stockman; Sully County State's Attorney; Sully County Judge; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 25th District, 1897-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
W. C. Graybill W. C. Graybill (b. 1851) — of Chamberlain, Brule County, S.Dak. Born in Fairfield County, Ohio, January 24, 1851. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; real estate business; Brule County Register of Deeds, 1891-92; receiver, U.S. Land Office at Chamberlain, S.D., 1894-98; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  George Barnes Grigsby (1874-1962) — also known as George B. Grigsby — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), December 2, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1908-10; mayor of Nome, Alaska, 1914; Alaska territory attorney general, 1916-19; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1920-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., May 9, 1962 (age 87 years, 158 days). Interment at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Addison E. Haley (b. 1844) — of Kennebunk, York County, Maine; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, February 17, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1873. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph A. Haley and Sarah J. (Roberts) Haley; married, March 9, 1870, to Carrie M. Cone (died 1882); married to Marie S. Richards.
  Peirson Mitchell Hall (1894-1979) — also known as Peirson M. Hall — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Armour, Douglas County, S.Dak., July 31, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932, 1940 (alternate); U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1933-37; secretary of California Democratic Party, 1936; superior court judge in California, 1939-42; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1942-66; U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California, 1966-68; took senior status 1968; senior judge, 1968-79. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in California, December 8, 1979 (age 85 years, 130 days). Interment at Fort Calhoun Cemetery, Fort Calhoun, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Robert A. Hall (1851-1895) and Mary M. (Cripps) Hall (1865-1937); married, March 1, 1930, to Gertrude May Engel.
  Cross-reference: William M. Byrne, Jr.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
Philo Hall Philo Hall (1865-1938) — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Born in Wilton, Waseca County, Minn., December 31, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Brookings, S.Dak., 1894-95; Brookings County State's Attorney, 1895-98; member of South Dakota state senate 20th District, 1901-02; South Dakota state attorney general, 1903-07; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1907-09; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1924. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak., October 7, 1938 (age 72 years, 280 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Brookings, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Philo Hall (died 1883) and Mary E. (Greene) Hall; married, April 27, 1890, to Mary A. Cooke.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  George H. Hand (1837-1891) — Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, August 9, 1837. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Dakota territory attorney general, 1866-69; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1866-69; secretary of Dakota Territory, 1874-83. Died in Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak., March 10, 1891 (age 53 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Hand County, S.Dak. is named for him.
Dick Haney Dick Haney (b. 1852) — of Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa; Plankinton, Aurora County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak.; Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa, November 10, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1889-96; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 2nd District, 1896-1913; member of South Dakota state senate 21st District, 1925-26. Member, Freemasons; Beta Theta Pi; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Haney and Fanny (Hemmingway) Haney; married, January 22, 1876, to Roxie W. Doe (died 1907); married, September 14, 1909, to Florence May Tredway.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Connor T. Hansen (b. 1913) — of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Born in Freeman, Hutchinson County, S.Dak., November 1, 1913. Republican. FBI special agent; lawyer; Eau Claire County District Attorney, 1939-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948. Congregationalist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Reuben Hatch (1882-1963) — also known as Charles R. Hatch — of Wessington Springs, Jerauld County, S.Dak. Born in Beadle County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), August 7, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1928; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1947-48. Died in Wessington Springs, Jerauld County, S.Dak., July 25, 1963 (age 80 years, 352 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Wessington Springs, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of George Edwin Hatch (1853-1911) and Mary Jane (Lucas) Hatch (1854-1933); married, June 19, 1912, to Bertha Magdalena Krueger (1884-1967); second cousin once removed of Jesse Monroe Hatch; third cousin of Blaine Willard Hatch and Hazen Jesse Hatch; third cousin once removed of Hazen van den Berg Hatch (1932-).
  Political family: Hatch family of Marshall, Michigan (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Baldwin Hawley (1831-1895) — also known as John B. Hawley — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Hawleyville, Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., February 9, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Rock Island, Ill., 1865-66; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1869-75 (4th District 1869-73, 6th District 1873-75); Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1876. Died in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., May 24, 1895 (age 64 years, 104 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Robert C. Hayes Robert C. Hayes (b. 1864) — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., 1864. Republican. Lawyer; Lawrence County State's Attorney, 1895-96, 1899-1900; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 48th District, 1903-04; member of South Dakota state senate 39th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
Charles N. Herreid Charles Nelson Herreid (1857-1928) — also known as Charles N. Herreid — of McPherson County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in Dane County, Wis., October 20, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; McPherson County State's Attorney; McPherson County Judge; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1893-97; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1898-1900; Governor of South Dakota, 1901-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1916; director, Western Mutual Life Insurance Co.; vice-president, Dakota Central Telephone Co.; president, Citizens Trust and Savings Bank. Presbyterian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died July 6, 1928 (age 70 years, 260 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Aberdeen, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of N. Herreid and Tena (Kytle) Herreid; married 1882 to Jeannette E. Slye.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
  Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (b. 1970) — also known as Stephanie Herseth — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born near Houghton, Brown County, S.Dak., December 3, 1970. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 2004-; defeated, 2002, 2010. Female. Lutheran. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ralph Lars Herseth; granddaughter of Ralph E. Herseth and Lorna B. Herseth (1909-1994).
  Political family: Herseth family of Houghton, South Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Robert William Hirsch (1925-2004) — also known as Robert W. Hirsch — of Tripp, Hutchinson County, S.Dak. Born October 12, 1925. Republican. Lawyer; Hutchinson County State's Attorney, 1953-57; member of South Dakota state senate, 1957-69 (4th District 1957-66, 14th District 1967-69); resigned 1969; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1972. Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Kappa Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died February 24, 2004 (age 78 years, 135 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Doris Jean Brosz.
  William Washington Howes (1887-1962) — also known as W. W. Howes — of Wolsey, Beadle County, S.Dak.; Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Tomah, Monroe County, Wis., February 16, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 22nd District, 1917-18; candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1920; South Dakota Democratic state chair, 1923; member of Democratic National Committee from South Dakota, 1924-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940; First Assistant U.S. Postmaster General; resigned in protest in 1940 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought an unprecedented third term. Died in Washington, D.C., January 15, 1962 (age 74 years, 333 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  W. W. Howes Airport (now Huron Regional Airport), in Huron, South Dakota, was named for him.
  Alexander Hughes (1846-1907) — of Elk Point, Union County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Bismarck, Burleigh County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.). Born in Brantford, Ontario, September 30, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member Dakota territorial council, 1872-73, 1887-89; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Dakota Territory Territory, 1872, 1876, 1880 (alternate); Dakota territory attorney general, 1883-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1896. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 24, 1907 (age 61 years, 55 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Married, December 24, 1869, to Mary Elizabeth Higinbotham.
  Hughes County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Leslie Jensen (1892-1964) — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., September 15, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for South Dakota, 1921-34; president, People's Telephone and Telegraph Co.; Governor of South Dakota, 1937-39; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1938; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion. Suffered a head injury in an automobile accident, and died three days later, in St. Johns-McNamara Hospital, Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak., December 14, 1964 (age 72 years, 90 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Hot Springs, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of C. L. Jensen and Lillie May (Haxby) Jensen; married, December 19, 1925, to Elizabeth Ward.
  The Leslie Jensen Scenic Drive, in Fall River County, South Dakota, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Stockton Johnson (1857-1933) — also known as Edwin S. Johnson — of Armour, Douglas County, S.Dak.; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born near Spencer, Owen County, Ind., February 26, 1857. Democrat. Clothing merchant; banker; lawyer; Douglas County State's Attorney, 1893; member of South Dakota state senate 8th District, 1895-96; candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1912; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1915-21. Died July 19, 1933 (age 76 years, 143 days). Interment at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Armour, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Allison C. Johnson and Emily J. (Brenton) Johnson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Royal Cleaves Johnson (1882-1939) — also known as Royal C. Johnson — of Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, October 3, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Hyde County State's Attorney, 1909-10; South Dakota state attorney general, 1911-15; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1915-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Died August 2, 1939 (age 56 years, 303 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Johnson and Philena (Everett) Johnson; married, October 5, 1907, to Florence Thode.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Timothy Peter Johnson (b. 1946) — also known as Tim Johnson — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak., December 28, 1946. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1979-82; member of South Dakota state senate, 1983-86; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1987-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1997-. Lutheran. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Buell Fay Jones (b. 1892) — also known as Buell F. Jones — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Born in Spain, Marshall County, S.Dak., November 25, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; South Dakota state attorney general, 1923-29; candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Delta Theta Phi; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Even N. Jones and Ellen (Hughes) Jones; married to Florence Bockler.
  William V. Kane (1870-1948) — of International Falls, Koochiching County, Minn. Born in Isle, Mille Lacs County, Minn., December 27, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1916. Irish ancestry. Died in International Falls, Koochiching County, Minn., April 7, 1948 (age 77 years, 102 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Kane (1820-1911) and Ann (O'Neill) Kane (1832-1887); married, June 12, 1913, to Aurelia Van Vleck Green (1886-1960).
  Chambers Kellar (b. 1867) — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., March 4, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1932. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Jefferson Parish Kidder (1815-1883) — also known as Jefferson P. Kidder — of Snowsville, Braintree, Orange County, Vt.; West Randolph, Randolph, Orange County, Vt.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Vermillion, Clay County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Braintree, Orange County, Vt., June 4, 1815. Lawyer; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1841; Orange County State's Attorney, 1843-47; member of Vermont state senate, 1847-48; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1853-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1856; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1861, 1863-64; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1865-75, 1879-83; died in office 1883; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1875-79. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., October 2, 1883 (age 68 years, 120 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Kidder and Ruth (Nichols) Kidder (1776-1842); brother of Ira Kidder; married, February 26, 1838, to Mary Ann Stockwell (1818-1881); father of Silas Wright Kidder; uncle of Lyman Kidder Bass; granduncle of Lyman Metcalfe Bass; first cousin of Alvan Kidder; first cousin once removed of Daniel S. Kidder; second cousin of Francis Kidder; second cousin twice removed of Harley Walter Kidder; third cousin once removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder, David Kidder and Nathan Parker Kidder; fourth cousin of Charles Stetson, Luther Kidder, Arba Kidder, Joseph Souther Kidder, Pascal Paoli Kidder and Isaiah Stetson; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Blodgett (1793-1872), Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Orlando Burr Kidder, Adoniram Judson Kneeland and Isaiah Kidder Stetson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Kidder County, N.Dak. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Alfred Beard Kittredge (1861-1911) — also known as A. B. Kittredge — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Nelson, Cheshire County, N.H., March 28, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1889-92; member of Republican National Committee from South Dakota, 1892-96; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1901-09. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., May 4, 1911 (age 50 years, 37 days). Interment at Conant Cemetery, Jaffrey, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Alfred B. Kittredge: Oscar William Coursey, Biography Of Senator Alfred Beard Kittredge: His Complete Life And Work
Freeman Knowles Freeman Tulley Knowles (1846-1910) — also known as Freeman Knowles — of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa; Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Harmony, Somerset County, Maine, October 10, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1897-99. Died in Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak., June 1, 1910 (age 63 years, 234 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Married to Alice Freeman Graham (1848-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
James M. Lawson James M. Lawson — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District, 1893-94; Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1893-94; member of South Dakota state senate 33rd District, 1899-1906; President pro tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  A. F. LeClaire — of Bowdle, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 36th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Park Livingston (b. 1906) — of Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill.; La Grange, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philip, Haakon County, S.Dak., December 9, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; vice-president and general counsel, Dean Milk Company, Chicago; University of Illinois trustee, 1941-. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Theta Chi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George H. Livingston and Grace (Sheehan) Livingston; married, December 19, 1936, to Elizabeth Murdock.
  Harold Orrin Lovre (1904-1972) — also known as Harold O. Lovre — of Hayti, Hamlin County, S.Dak.; Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Toronto, Deuel County, S.Dak., January 30, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 14th District, 1941-44; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1949-57; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., January 17, 1972 (age 67 years, 352 days). Interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Viola Florell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Ernest Lundeen Ernest Lundeen (1878-1940) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Wayzata, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Beresford, Union County, S.Dak., August 4, 1878. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 42, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 (alternate), 1916; U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1917-19, 1933-37 (5th District 1917-19, at-large 1933-35, 3rd District 1935-37); defeated (Independent), 1920; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1928; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1937-40; defeated, 1923 (Republican primary), 1930 (Farmer-Labor); died in office 1940. Methodist. Swedish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Delta Sigma Rho; United Spanish War Veterans. One of 25 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines transport plane, bound from Washington to Pittsburgh, during an intense storm, near Lovettsville, Loudoun County, Va., August 31, 1940 (age 62 years, 27 days). Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Henry Lundeen and Christina (Peterson) Lundeen; married, February 5, 1919, to Norma Matheson Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Eugene Charles Mahoney (1897-1978) — also known as Eugene C. Mahoney — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Howard, Miner County, S.Dak., July 12, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Democratic National Committee from South Dakota, 1944-45. Died in December, 1978 (age 81 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Michael Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Mahoney and Katherine (Fitzgerald) Mahoney; married, November 5, 1929, to Emma Serck.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Eben W. Martin Eben Wever Martin (1855-1932) — also known as Eben W. Martin — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak.; Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa, April 12, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from South Dakota, 1901-07, 1908, 1909-15 (at-large 1901-07, 1908, 1909-13, 3rd District 1913-15). Methodist. English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Loyal Legion. Died in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., May 22, 1932 (age 77 years, 40 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Hot Springs, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. James W. Martin and Lois Hyde (Wever) Martin; married, June 13, 1883, to Jessie A. Miner.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  L. J. Martin — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
James W. McCarter James Wallace McCarter (1872-1939) — also known as James W. McCarter — of Ipswich, Edmunds County, S.Dak. Born in Jarvis, Ontario, July 29, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in South Dakota, 1910-13; candidate for Governor of South Dakota, 1914; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1918. Presbyterian. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in 1939 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  James Henry McCoy (b. 1855) — also known as James H. McCoy — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak.; Webster, Day County, S.Dak.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak.; Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Oakley, Macon County, Ill., July 14, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; Secret Service agent; Marshall County Auditor, 1887-88; county judge in South Dakota, 1889-93; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1902-09; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 5th District, 1909-21. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
John E. McDougall John E. McDougall (b. 1860) — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Born in Prince Edward Island, February 24, 1860. Republican. Stockman; lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 32nd District, 1901-02; member of South Dakota state senate 32nd District, 1903-04; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1905-07. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Modern Woodmen of America. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  John T. Medin (b. 1875) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in St. Angsar, Mitchell County, Iowa, February 20, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in South Dakota, 1908-19; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1919-; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Mark V. Meierhenry (born c.1945) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born about 1945. Lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1979-87. Still living as of 2000.
  George Theodore Mickelson (1903-1965) — also known as George T. Mickelson — of Selby, Walworth County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Selby, Walworth County, S.Dak., July 23, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1937-42 (40th District 1937-38, 39th District 1939-42); Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1941-42; South Dakota state attorney general, 1943-47; Governor of South Dakota, 1947-51; U.S. District Judge for South Dakota, 1953-65; died in office 1965. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks. Died February 28, 1965 (age 61 years, 220 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Mickelson and Emma L. (Craig) Mickelson; married, April 6, 1928, to Madge E. Turner; father of George Speaker Mickelson (1941-1993).
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Gideon C. Moody Gideon Curtis Moody (1832-1904) — also known as Gideon C. Moody — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., October 16, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1861; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1867-69, 1874-75; Speaker of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives, 1868-69, 1874-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Dakota Territory Territory, 1868; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1878-83; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1889-91. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 17, 1904 (age 71 years, 153 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of James C. Moody (1863-?).
  Moody County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
James C. Moody James C. Moody (b. 1863) — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Guthrie, Logan County, Okla.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Rensselaer, Jasper County, Ind., 1863. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 38th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gideon Curtis Moody (1832-1904).
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Earl Milham Mumford (b. 1889) — of Howard, Miner County, S.Dak. Born in Howard, Miner County, S.Dak., November 11, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; Miner County State's Attorney, 1915-18; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1923-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932; member of South Dakota state senate 12th District, 1933-36. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Burial location unknown.
  Cornelius Solomon Palmer (b. 1844) — also known as Cornelius S. Palmer — of Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Underhill, Chittenden County, Vt., November 2, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1880; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1883-88; member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1897-98. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonah Ferris Palmer and Chloe (Mead) Palmer; married, October 20, 1872, to Annis R. Fassett.
  Byron Samuel Payne (b. 1876) — also known as Byron S. Payne — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born near Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., February 2, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1919-23. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Modern Woodmen of America; Delta Theta Phi; Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Sons of Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Spencer Payne (1839-1925) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Woodworth) Payne (1846-1926); brother of Jason Elihu Payne (1874-1941).
Jason E. Payne Jason Elihu Payne (1874-1941) — also known as Jason E. Payne — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born in Clay County, S.Dak., January 22, 1874. Republican. Lost his right arm as a youth, in an accident with a runaway team of horses; college instructor; lawyer; law professor; member of South Dakota state senate 2nd District, 1903-06. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association. An enraged litigant, Ozzie Kirby, tried to kill him in in 1940; Kirby also shot and killed Payne's law partner. Injured in an automobile accident, and died several weeks later as a result, in a hospital at Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., September 11, 1941 (age 67 years, 232 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Spencer Payne (1839-1925) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Woodworth) Payne (1846-1926); brother of Byron Samuel Payne (1876-?); married, July 20, 1905, to Iwae E. Sheppard.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Richard Franklin Pettigrew (1848-1926) — also known as Richard F. Pettigrew — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., July 23, 1848. Lawyer; surveyor; real estate business; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1872; member Dakota territorial council, 1877-79, 1885-86; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1881-83; defeated, 1882; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1889-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1904, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Died in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., October 5, 1926 (age 78 years, 74 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Pettigrew and Hannah B. (Sawtelle) Pettigrew; married, February 27, 1879, to Bessie V. Pittare.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Philip (b. 1880) — of Fort Pierre, Stanley County, S.Dak.; Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Fort Augustus, Scotland, July 16, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 3rd District, 1922; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1934-47. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Philip and Catherine (McLaren) Philip; married, May 30, 1911, to Alice Isle Waldron.
  Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1839-1901) — also known as Gilbert A. Pierce — of Porter County, Ind.; Illinois; North Dakota; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; journalist; newspaper editor; author; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1869; Governor of Dakota Territory, 1884-86; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1889-91; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1893. Died at the Lexington Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 15, 1901 (age 62 years, 35 days). Interment at Adams Cemetery, Valparaiso, Ind.
  Pierce County, N.Dak. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Samuel Cleland Polley (b. 1864) — also known as Samuel C. Polley — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Winnebago Valley, Houston County, Minn., January 13, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; Lawrence County State's Attorney, 1901; secretary of state of South Dakota, 1909-13; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 1st District, 1913-47. Episcopalian. Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Spearfish, S.Dak.
  Larry Lee Pressler (b. 1942) — also known as Larry Pressler — of Humboldt, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., March 29, 1942. Republican. Rhodes scholar; served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1975-79; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1979-97; defeated, 1996. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
Titus E. Price Titus E. Price (1865-1910) — of Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak.; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 18, 1865. Republican. Farmer; lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1893-94, 1901-04, 1907-08 (25th District 1893-94, 3rd District 1901-04, 1907-08). Died November 26, 1910 (age 45 years, 69 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  William Edward Purcell (1856-1928) — also known as William E. Purcell — of Wahpeton, Richland County, N.Dak. Born in Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J., August 3, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1888-89; delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Richland County, 1889; Richland County State's Attorney, 1889-91; member of Democratic National Committee from North Dakota, 1889; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1892, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); member of North Dakota state senate, 1906-10; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1910-11; defeated, 1914. Catholic. Died in 1928 (age about 71 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Purcell and Johanna (Duggan) Purcell; married, April 3, 1889, to Myra E. Stevens.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Rice (1854-1952) — of Flandreau, Moody County, S.Dak. Born in Butler County, Iowa, November 16, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1883-86; Speaker of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives, 1885; Dakota territory attorney general, 1885-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1900; member of South Dakota state senate 15th District, 1905-06; South Dakota railroad commissioner, 1907-13; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 21st District, 1931-34. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Modern Woodmen of America. Died October 14, 1952 (age 97 years, 333 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orson Rice and Anna Lee (Hawker) Rice; married to Ida Smith.
Henry Robertson Henry Robertson (b. 1859) — of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Barrington, Nova Scotia, March 18, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Dell Rapids, S.D.; member of South Dakota state senate 9th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
Peter J. Rogde Peter J. Rogde (b. 1864) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Lee County, Ill., February 4, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; Minnehaha County State's Attorney, 1895-96; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1903-04; postmaster at Sioux Falls, S.Dak., 1910-14. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
Martin E. Rudolph Martin E. Rudolph (b. 1853) — of Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 11, 1853. Republican. School teacher and principal; lawyer; Lincoln County State's Attorney; member of South Dakota state senate 5th District, 1903-04. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1884 to Claudia Shedd.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Emmett C. Ryan (b. 1887) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in New Cumberland, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, August 30, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1922; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1937-38. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel B. Ryan and Harriet A. (Nee) Ryan; married to Isabel M. Leutwein.
  Jean Feni Sargent (1879-1954) — also known as Jean F. Sargent — of Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak. Born in Hurley, Turner County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), December 23, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1920; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1923-24, 1951-54 (38th District 1923-24, 26th District 1951-52, 24th District 1953-54); died in office 1954. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak., April 21, 1954 (age 74 years, 119 days). Interment at Gettysburg Cemetery, Gettysburg, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Junia Sargent (1843-1915) and Ida Mariah (Dack) Sargent (1856-1932); married, June 24, 1908, to Mary Alice 'Matie' Spotts (1880-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John F. Schrader John F. Schrader (b. 1855) — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., October 2, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 39th District, 1903-04; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Charles X. Seward (b. 1856) — of Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Marengo, McHenry County, Ill., January 11, 1856. Lawyer; mayor of Watertown, S.Dak., 1890; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1891-92, 1901-02 (31st District 1891-92, 28th District 1901-02); Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1891-92; member of South Dakota state senate 28th District, 1909-10; circuit judge in South Dakota 3rd Circuit, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Merrell Quentin Sharpe (1888-1962) — also known as M. Q. Sharpe — of Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak. Born in Marysville, Marshall County, Kan., January 11, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; South Dakota state attorney general, 1929-33; Governor of South Dakota, 1943-47; candidate in inconclusive primary 1942; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President). Died in Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak., January 22, 1962 (age 74 years, 11 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Oacoma, S.Dak.
  Lake Sharpe, on a portion of the Missouri River impounded by the Big Bend Dam (built 1959-63), and extending into Buffalo, Lyman, Hyde, Hughes, and Stanley counties, South Dakota, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mark Wentworth Sheafe, Jr. (1883-1949) — also known as Mark W. Sheafe, Jr. — of Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Elk Point, Union County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 28th District, 1915-16; candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1928; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1938; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1948. Died in Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak., January 12, 1949 (age about 65 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Mark Wentworth Sheafe (1844-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carl G. Sherwood (1855-1938) — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born in Broome County, N.Y., January 18, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 29th District, 1889-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); South Dakota Republican state chair, 1912; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1912-17; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1922-31. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Kiwanis. Died in Clark, Clark County, S.Dak., August 17, 1938 (age 83 years, 211 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Clark, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of George Isaac Sherwood and Mary Ann (Jeffords) Sherwood (1828-1906); married, February 10, 1885, to Nellie Cornelia Fountain (1862-1941); nephew of David B. Sherwood (1835-1910); seventh great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; third cousin twice removed of Francis William Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of George Champlin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ellison Griffith Smith (b. 1854) — also known as Ellison G. Smith — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.); Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born in Noble County, Ohio, December 5, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member Dakota territorial council, 1887; circuit judge in South Dakota 1st Circuit, 1889-1909; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1909-23; law professor. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Griffith Smith and Mary A. (Ellison) Smith; married, October 18, 1877, to Anna F. Kirkwood; married, January 3, 1922, to Florence Pearl Hunkins.
  Albert Gray Somers (b. 1845) — also known as Albert G. Somers — of Strauston, Grant County, S.Dak. Born February 15, 1845. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 31st District, 1897-1902; Speaker of the South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Sterling (1851-1930) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born near Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, February 20, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1889; member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1889-90; dean, college of law, University of South Dakota, 1901-11; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1913-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; American Bar Association; American Political Science Association. Died in 1930 (age about 79 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Sterling and Anna (Kessler) Sterling; brother of John Allen Sterling (1857-1918); married to Anna Dunn (died 1881) and Emma R. Rowe-Thayer (died 1923).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Robert W. Stewart Robert W. Stewart (b. 1866) — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, March 11, 1866. Lawyer; Hughes County State's Attorney, 1893; member of South Dakota state senate 24th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Stewart and Eliza (Mills) Stewart.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Leo Albert Temmey (1894-1975) — also known as Leo A. Temmey — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Onida, Sully County, S.Dak., November 6, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Beadle County State's Attorney, 1930-35; South Dakota state attorney general, 1939-43; nominated in primary for Governor of South Dakota 1942, inconclusive primary; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1948; member of Republican National Committee from South Dakota, 1960-72; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1964. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Sigma Kappa. Died April 22, 1975 (age 80 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lawrence A. Temmey and Annie (O'Connor) Temmey; brother of James Everest Temmey (1886-1918); married, November 18, 1920, to Rose Irene Tracy.
  Merton Baird Tice (b. 1909) — also known as Merton B. Tice — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Born in Bison, Perkins County, S.Dak., December 7, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Robert B. Tripp — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Iowa. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota 1st Circuit, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Arch Rollin Tuthill (b. 1907) — also known as Arch R. Tuthill — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., June 19, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James William Tuthill and Fay (Ames) Tuthill; married, November 10, 1932, to Helen Edward.
  Albert Frederich Ulmer (1901-1990) — also known as Albert F. Ulmer — of Menno, Hutchinson County, S.Dak. Born in Menno, Hutchinson County, S.Dak., October 31, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1948. Volga German ancestry. Died in Menno, Hutchinson County, S.Dak., January 27, 1990 (age 88 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Johann Wilhelm Ulmer (1862-1941) and Barbara (Herrboldt) Ulmer; married to Edna W. Lindstadt (1903-1982).
  William Garner Waddel (1870-1937) — also known as W. G. Waddel — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Grant County, Wis., June 29, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Day County State's Attorney, 1913-16; member of South Dakota state senate 34th District, 1919-22. Methodist. Scottish and German ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Day County, S.Dak., January 24, 1937 (age 66 years, 209 days). Interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Adaville, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William Warren Waddle (1843-1912) and Elizabeth Ann (Garner) Waddle (1850-1935); brother of Fred Waddle (1881-?); married, July 3, 1900, to Eliza Matilda Otis; fourth cousin of Howard B. Replogle and Luther Irvin Replogle; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Earl Replogle.
  Political family: Replogle family of Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alvin Waggoner (b. 1879) — of Philip, Haakon County, S.Dak. Born in Coles Station, Coles County, Ill., November 23, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; Stanley County State's Attorney, 1910-12; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1916. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George D. Waggoner and Ada (Feree) Waggoner; married 1908 to Harriet Brown.
  Edward E. Wagner (b. 1874) — of Alexandria, Hanson County, S.Dak.; Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak.; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Lyon County, Iowa, October 22, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Hanson County State's Attorney, 1901-02; member of South Dakota state senate 11th District, 1905-06; U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, 1907-13. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Wagner (died 1884) and Louisa E. (Conklin) Wagner; married, July 10, 1894, to Alice Tresslar.
  Charles S. Whiting (1863-1922) — of De Smet, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Born in Olmsted County, Minn., May 25, 1863. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota 9th Circuit, 1903-08; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1908-22; died in office 1922. Died March 25, 1922 (age 58 years, 304 days). Burial location unknown.
John H. Williamson John H. Williamson (b. 1859) — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born in Starks, Somerset County, Maine, July 30, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; Lake County Judge, 1893-96; member of South Dakota state senate 16th District, 1901-04; President pro tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 9, 1891, to Stella Storms.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  William Williamson, Jr. (1875-1972) — of Oacoma, Lyman County, S.Dak.; Custer, Custer County, S.Dak.; Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born near New Sharon, Mahaska County, Iowa, October 7, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; Lyman County State's Attorney, 1905-08, 1910-11; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1911-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1912; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 3rd District, 1921-33; defeated, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in Custer, Custer County, S.Dak., July 15, 1972 (age 96 years, 282 days). Interment at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of William Williamson and Mary (Erland) Williamson; married to Victoria Dice.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert W. Wilmarth — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 23rd District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Evan Erastus Young (1878-1946) — also known as Evan E. Young — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak.; South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio, August 17, 1878. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Harput, 1905-08; Salonika, 1908-09; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1911-12; Dominican Republic, 1925-29; U.S. Consul General in Halifax, 1913-19; Constantinople, as of 1920; vice-president, Pan-American Airways, Inc., 1936. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in 1946 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sutton E. Young and Emma (Stickney) Young; married 1905 to Dawn Waite.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
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