GUBBRUD, ARCHIE M - Lincoln County, South Dakota | ARCHIE M GUBBRUD - South Dakota Gravestone Photos

Archie M GUBBRUD

Lands Lutheran Cemetery
Lincoln County,
South Dakota

Birth: Dec. 31, 1910
Norway Center
Lincoln County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1987
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

South Dakota Governor. He graduated from Canton's Augustana Academy in 1929 and became a farmer. From 1934 to 1950 he was Norway's Town Clerk, and he was a member of the Alcester School Board from 1946 until 1951. From 1949 to 1969 he was a Director of the State Bank of Alcester. Gubbrud was a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1951 to 1961, serving as Speaker in 1957. From 1955 until 1957 he was a member of the state Legislative Research Council, serving as Secretary in 1957. In 1960 Gubbrud was the successful Republican nominee for Governor and served two terms, 1961 to 1965. During his term South Dakota established its state budget office and commemorated the centennial of the Dakota Territory's founding. He was a Delegate to the Republican national convention in 1964 and 1968. In 1968 he was the unsuccessful Republican nominee for the US Senate. In 1969 Gubbrud was appointed Director of South Dakota's federal Farmers Home Administration office, serving until his 1977 retirement.

Contributed on 7/8/11 by bjbraaten
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Submitted: 7/8/11 • Approved: 7/8/11 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R121886-G0-S3

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