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Year
Name, Occupation, Birthplace
Vital Dates
1
1875

Thomas H. Brown, of Sioux Falls
Merchant, etc.
Born in England

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 86.

2
1876-80

Henry H. Blair, of Elk Point
Pharmacist
Born in New York

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 38.
Passed away at 73.

3
1881

Thomas H. Brown, of Sioux Falls
Merchant, etc.
Born in England

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 46.
Passed away at 86.

4
1882-3

Oscar S. Gifford, of Canton
Attorney
Born in New York

Raised at age 35.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 71.

5
1884

John F. Schrader, of Rapid City
Attorney
Born in New York

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 28.
Passed away at 79.

6
1885-6

William Blatt, of Yankton
Merchant
Born in Germany

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 41.
Passed away at 85.

7
1887

Henry M. Wheeler, of Fargo
Physician
Born in New Hampshire

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 33.
Passed away at 75.

8
1888

John Q. A. Braden, of Aberdeen
State Senate, Military
Born in Ohio

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 38.
Passed away at 78.

9
1889

George V. Ayres, of Deadwood
Merchant
Born in Pennsylvania

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 37.
Passed away at 87.

10
1890

Theodore D. Kanouse, of Woonsocket
Farmer, Pen. Warden
Born in Michigan

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 51.
Passed away at 89.

11
1891

George A. Johnston, of Mitchell
Attorney
Born in Ohio

Raised at age 33.
Became GM at 43.
Passed away at 78.

12
1892

Harvey J. Rice, of Huron
Merchant
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 34.
Became GM at 43.
Passed away at 74.

13
1893

Richard C. McCallister, of Madison
Merchant
Born in Ohio

Raised at age 30.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 86.

14
1894

William C. Allen, of Groton
Attorney
Born in Ontario, Canada

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 49.
Passed away at 65.

15
1895

Frederic H. Files, of Sioux Falls
Physician
Born in Maine

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 33.
Passed away at 49.

16
1896

James Lewis, of Canton
Pharmacist
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 41.
Passed away at 69.

17
1897

Albert W. Coe, of Deadwood
Real Estate
Born in New York

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 64.
Passed away at 71.

18
1898

Louis G. Levoy, of Webster
Merchant
Born in Australia

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 87.

19
1899

William H. Roddle, of Brookings
Merchant
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 78.

20
1900

John A. Cleaver, of Huron
Merchant
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 30.
Became GM at 39.
Passed away at 73.

21
1901

Charles Hill, of Springfield
Banker
Born in Ontario, Canada

Raised at age 39.
Became GM at 52.
Passed away at 71.

22
1902

Frank A. Brown, of Aberdeen
Banker
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 30.
Became GM at 53.
Passed away at 69.

23
1903

Byron P. Dague, of Deadwood
Insurance
Born in Ohio

Raised at age 40.
Became GM at 50.
Passed away at 57.

24
1904

Ivan W. Goodner, of Pierre
Attorney
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 34.
Became GM at 46.
Passed away at 73.

25
1905

Edgar D. Brookman, of Vermillion
Flour Miller
Born in New York

Raised at age 33.
Became GM at 50.
Passed away at 72.

26
1906

Robert H. McCaughey, of Mellette
Banker
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 38.
Became GM at 45.
Passed away at 63.

27
1907

William E. Milligan, of Aberdeen
Insurance
Born in Ontario, Canada

Raised at age 33.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 63.

28
1908

Joseph J. Davenport, of Sturgis
Water Works
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 37.
Passed away at 87.

29
1909

Samuel A. Brown, of Sioux Falls
Physician
Born in North Carolina

Raised at age 39.
Became GM at 61.
Passed away at 70.

30
1910

Samuel S. Lockhart, of Milbank
Attorney
Born in Scotland, U.K.

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 84.

31
1911

Charles L. Brockway, of Sioux Falls
Attorney
Born in New York

Raised at age 40.
Became GM at 61.
Passed away at 75.

32
1912

William J. McMakin, of Lead
Mining
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 85.

33
1913

Owen H. Willams, of Springfield
Dentist
Born in Wales, U.K.

Raised at age 39.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 89.

34
1914

George Philip, of Fort Pierre
Attorney
Born in Scotland, U.K.

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 34.
Passed away at 67.

35
1915

Marshall R. Brown, of Sioux Falls
Insurance
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 46.
Passed away at 85.

36
1916

James Roane, of Yankton
Physician
Born in Wash., D. C.

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 63.

37
1917

Fred H. Rugg, of Pierre
Insurance
Born in New Hampshire

Raised at age 37.
Became GM at 61.
Passed away at 84.

38
1918

George A. Pettigrew, of Sioux Falls
Physician
Born in Vermont

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 80.

39
1919

Walter B. Burr, of Faulkton
Attorney
Born in Indiana

Raised at age 45.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 86.

40
1920

John H. McCord, of Pierre
Abstractor
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 61.

41
1921

William F. R. Whorton, of Huron
Dentist
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 43.
Passed away at 77.

42
1922

Theorus R. Stoner, of Lead
Mercantile
Born in Pennsylvania

Raised at age 36.
Became GM at 65.
Passed away at 84.

43
1923

Robert S. Lockhart, of Watertown
Real Estate
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 58.
Passed away at 65.

44
1924

Frederick Treon, of Chamberlain
Physician
Born in Indiana

Raised at age 37.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 78.

45
1925

John K. Kutnewsky, of Redfield
Physician
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 67.
Passed away at 99.

46
1926

Leonard M. Simons, of Belle Fourche
Attorney
Born in New York

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 52.
Passed away at 66.

47
1927

George O. Goodman, of Milbank
Dentist
Born in Minnesota

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 76.

48
1928

St. Clair Smith, of Aberdeen
Attorney
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 98.

49
1929

William F. Sargent, of Yankton
Printer
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 52.
Passed away at 70.

50
1930

Carl H. Kubler, of Deadwood
Insurance, Postmaster
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 43.
Passed away at 90.

51
1931

Alton C. Kingsbury, of Philip
Lumber
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 59.
Passed away at 76.

52
1932

Therlo E. Burrington, of Rapid City
Dentist
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 38.
Passed away at 57.

53
1933

Sanford G. Donaldson, of Yankton
Merchant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 53.
Passed away at 73.

54
1934

John H. Foasberg, of Huron
Laundry Business
Born in Sweden

Raised at age 36.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 87.

55
1935

Marion E. Crockett, of Sisseton
Pharmacist
Born in Missouri

Raised at age 32.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 84.

56
1936

Samuel G. Mortimer, of Belle Fourche
Postmaster
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 78.

57
1937

Herman F. Chapman, of Sioux Falls
Attorney
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 49.
Passed away at 85.

58
1938

William H. Hirsch, of Wagner
Dentist
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 39.
Passed away at 81.

59
1939

Charles C. Smith, of Watertown
Chiropractor
Born in Illinois

Raised at age 29.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 77.

60
1940

Charles N. Hall, of Huron
Attorney
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 55.
Passed away at 80.

61
1941

Harry B. Reynolds, of Terraville
Mining
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 65.
Passed away at 83.

62
1942

Irwin R. Erickson, of Vermillion
Attorney
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 79.

63
1943

Theodore N. Engdahl, of Sisseton
Civil Engineer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 69.

64
1944-5

Rex A. Terry Fort, of Pierre
Banker
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 76.

65
1946

Francis E. Manning, of Custer
Physician
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 37.
Became GM at 54.
Passed away at 78.

66
1947

Ralph R. Twamley, of White Lake
Merchant
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 59.
Passed away at 67.

67
1948

Albro C. Ayres, of Deadwood
Merchant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 40.
Passed away at 73.

68
1949

Harry H. Margolin, of Yankton
Merchant
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 53.
Passed away at 75.

69
1950

Neil C. Dewhirst, of Aberdeen
Court Reporter
Born in Missouri

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 44.
Passed away at 91.

70
1951

George W. Toft, of Mitchell
Banker
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 82.

71
1952

Roger S. Brown, of Sioux Falls
Editor
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 58.
Passed away at 85.

72
1953

Arthur E. Munck, of Pierre
Lumber
Born in Minnesota

Raised at age 37.
Became GM at 61.
Passed away at 69.

73
1954

Sidney C. Voorhees, of Sturgis
County Auditor, etc.
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 72.

74
1955

George D. Wells, of Aberdeen
Dentist
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 89.

75
1956

Leonel M. Jensen, of Wall
Rancher
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 52.
Passed away at 98.

76
1957

Floyd D. Richards, of Woonsocket
Attorney
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 56.
Passed away at 71.

77
1958

Ernest L. Johnson, of Gayville
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 57.
Passed away at 81.

78
1959

Norman J. Doolittle, of Sioux Falls
Credit Manager
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 51.
Passed away at 89.

79
1960

John S. Rowe, of Lead
Merchant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 41.
Passed away at 55.

80
1961

George F. Westover, of Pierre
Lumber
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 59.
Passed away at 77.

81
1962

Allen P. Stoddard, of Plankinton
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 49.
Became GM at 64.
Passed away at 84.

82
1963

Walter H. Reckling, of Winner
Postmaster
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 50.
Passed away at 68.

83
1964

Carl E. Voigt, of Sioux Falls
Business Consultant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 83.

84
1965

Robert H. Benton, of Custer
State Sec. of Finance
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 26.
Became GM at 54.
Passed away at 86.

85
1966

Harold L. Tisher, of Yankton
Merchant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 58.
Passed away at 92.

86
1967

Charles A. Howard, Jr., of Aberdeen
Attorney
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 63.
Passed away at 76.

87
1968

John N. Thomson, of Centerville
Banker
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 82.

88
1969

Harold R. Kaiser, of Spearfish
Motor Parts Manager
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 28.
Became GM at 71.
Passed away at 76.

89
1970

Paul B. Slocum, of Sioux Falls
John Morrell & Co.
Born in Washington

Raised at age 36.
Became GM at 50.
Passed away at 89.

90
1971

Charles E. ‛Eddie’ Clay, of Hot Springs
Real Estate
Born in Missouri

Raised at age 34.
Became GM at 48.
Passed away at 90.

91
1972

Frank L. Roe, of Beresford
Farm Implement Dealer
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 76.
Passed away at 88.

92
1973

Lawrence J. Larson, of Sioux Falls
Banker
Born in Wisconsin

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 67.
Passed away at 71.

93
1974

Clair E. Woodard, of White
Postmaster
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 43.
Became GM at 62.
Passed away at 82.

94
1975

Walter W. Johnson, of Frankfort
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 38.
Became GM at 64.
Passed away at 85.

95
1976

Arthur W. Galligher, of Huron
Professor
Born in Washington

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 68.
Passed away at 80.

96
1977

J. Wilson Sweaney, of Sturgis
Postmaster
Born in Idaho

Raised at age 38.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 82.

97
1978

Robert E. Radeke, of Rapid City
Soil Scientist
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 32.
Became GM at 63.
Passed away at 74.

98
1979

Darrell F. Robbins, of White
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 30.
Became GM at 58.
Passed away at 66.

99
1980

Harry R. Campbell, of Garden City
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 44.
Became GM at 64.
Passed away at 81.

100
1981

Eldon J. Deadrick, of Platte
Dentist
Born in Minnesota

Raised at age 32.
Became GM at 58.
Passed away at 67.

101
1982

Raymond W. Horn, Sr., of Brookings
Printer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 62.
Passed away at 85.

102
1983

Ray N. Baker, of Phillip
Merchant
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 30.
Became GM at 60.
Passed away at 91.

103
1984

Wesley P. Jarman, of Huron
N.W. Public Service
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 29.
Became GM at 64.
Passed away at 93.

104
1985

Lyle P. Rowen, Sr., of Wessington
Farmer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 54.

105
1986

Maurice D. Peterson, of Aberdeen
Teacher
Born in SouthDakota

Raised at age 32.
Became GM at 44.

106
1987

Wesley D. Sorenson, of Rapid City
Nash Finch
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 35.
Became GM at 65.
Passed away at 94.

107
1988

William E. Loudenslager, of Sioux Falls
Accountant
Born in Mississippi

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 61.
Passed away at 81.

108
1989

Leslie M. Spies, of Hudson
Farmer
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 37.
Became GM at 55.

109
1990

Robert L. Morrow, of Rapid City
Cement Plant
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 42.
Became GM at 54.

110
1991

Gerald A. Johnson, of Blunt
Highway Construction
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 60.

111
1992

Ronald E. Lockwood, of Sioux Falls
Contractor
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 23.
Became GM at 55.
Passed away at 77.

112
1993

Robert D. Osborne, of Wilmot
Banker
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 54.

113
1994

Glen A. Peterson, of Rapid City
Military Sales
Born in California

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 67.
Passed away at 83.

114
1995

Richard M. Luther, of Brookings
Professor
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 84.

115
1996

Charles E. Bryan, of Avon
Educator
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 25.
Became GM at 66.

116
1997

Lowell C. Holmgren, of Rapid City
Association Executive
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 31.
Became GM at 66.

117
1998

Kenneth M. Ireland, of Philip
Rancher
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 51.

118
1999

Delbert E. Ripley, of Gettysburg
Auto Sales
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 47.
Became GM at 69.
Passed away at 80.

119
2000

Donald R. Salmon, of Rapid City
Military
Born in Oklahoma

Raised at age 47.
Became GM at 66.

120
2001

Charles N. Kaufman, of Vermillion
Professor
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 68.
Passed away at 82.

121
2002

Alvin T. Wahlert, of Mitchell
Chiropractor
Born in Minnesota

Raised at age 27.
Became GM at 65.
Passed away at 69.

122
2003

Gary C. Griffith, of Hartford
Decorative Painter
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 22.
Became GM at 52.

123
2004

William A. Coffield, Jr., of Hot Springs
Educator
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 69.

124
2005

Larry L. Anderson, of Aberdeen
SD Dept. of Transportation
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 71.
Passed away at 76.

125
2006

Kenneth L. Glaser, of Custer
Air National Guard
Born in Iowa

Raised at age 35.
Became GM at 75.
Passed away at 85.
126
2007

Dennis Robinson, of Letcher
Insurance, Real Estate
Born in Indiana

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 55.

127
2008

Virgil Andersen, of Sioux Falls
Manager, AT&T
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 21.
Became GM at 64.

128
2009

Jack H. Welker, of Rapid City
Truck Dispatcher
Born in Montana

Raised at age 49.
Became GM at 67.

129
2010

Dean Behrens, of Hot Springs
Finance/Market Planning, IBM
Born in Minnesota

Raised at age 52.
Became GM at 65.

130
2011

Richard Decker, of Pierre
Budget Director, Dept. of Corrections
Born in Nebraska

Raised at age 24.
Became GM at 63.
Passed away at 66.

131
2012

John C. ‛Jack’ Hantz, of Belle Fourche
Conservation Officer
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 33.
Became GM at 71.

132
2013

Charles H. Gilson, of Springfield
Corrections
Born in Kansas

Raised at age 29.
Became GM at 61.

133
2014

Douglas C. McFarland, of Brookings
Professor
Born in Connecticut

Raised at age 45.
Became GM at 66.

134
2015

Donald Gray, of Elk Point
Manufacturing
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 29.
Became GM at 78.

134
2016

Michael G. Rodman, of Rapid City
Hospitality industry
Born in South Dakota

Raised at age 46.
Became GM at 59.