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United States House of Representatives from South Dakota

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  • Lt. Royal C. Johnson, US Congress (1882 - 1939)
    Representative from South Dakota; born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, October 3, 1882; moved with his parents to Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak., March 19, 1883; attended the public schools; was g...
  • Ben Reifel, "Lone Feather" US Congress (1906 - 1990)
    The son of a German-American father and a Brulé Indian mother, Benjamin Reifel (1906-1990) was the first American Indian elected to Congress from South Dakota; he later served as the last US c...
  • Robert J. Gamble, US Congress South Dakota (1851 - 1924)
    Robert Jackson Gamble (February 7, 1851 – September 22, 1924) was a U.S. Representative and Senator from South Dakota. He was the father of Ralph Abernethy Gamble and brother of John Rankin Ga...
  • Charles Henry Burke, US Congress (1861 - 1944)
    Charles Henry Burke (April 1, 1861 – April 7, 1944) was a Republican Congressman from South Dakota and Commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the 1920s. He was born near Batavia, Ne...