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South Dakota Governors

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  • Harvey L. Wollman, Governor
    Harvey Lowell Wollman (born May 14, 1935) was the 26th Governor of South Dakota. He was the first Lieutenant Governor in the history of South Dakota to move into the Governor's office. As of 2014, he...
  • William H. McMaster, Governor, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1968)
    William Henry McMaster (May 10, 1877 – September 14, 1968) was the tenth Governor of South Dakota, serving from 1921 until 1925, and also a United States Senator from that state. He died at the age o...
  • Harlan J. Bushfield, Governor, U.S. Senator (1882 - 1948)
    Harlan John Bushfield (August 6, 1882 – September 27, 1948) was a politician from South Dakota. He was born in Atlantic, Iowa in 1882. He moved with his family to South Dakota in 1883, and attended t...
  • Joseph Jacob Foss, Medal of Honor (1915 - 2003)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Joseph Jacob Foss (MCSN: 0-6774), United States Marine Corps Reserve...
  • Arthur C. Mellette, 1st Governor of South Dakota (1842 - 1896)
    Arthur Calvin Mellette (June 23, 1842 – May 25, 1896) was the last Governor of the Dakota Territory and the first Governor of the State of South Dakota. Biography Mellette was the son of Charles ...

South Dakota Governors

List of Governors of South Dakota